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" Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous... "
Complete Poetical Works - Page 106
by John Milton - 1862
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605; The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon Rising in...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 416 pages
...accompanied ; for heast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all hut the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous...sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon. Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 526 pages
...distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk • With living saphirs." now glowed the firmament Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all tilings clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their...was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode brightest, till the Moon Rising in clouded majesty,...
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A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of ..., Volume 27

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809 - 448 pages
...distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk now glowed the firmament With living saphires." Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810 - 484 pages
...and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied;...host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 560 pages
...gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had iu her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied...host, rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light. And o'er the dark her silver mantle...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 308 pages
...combat fears that e'en the pious feel ? CRABBE. Moon Light. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied;...all night long her amorous descant sung; " ' Silence Silence was pleas'd : now glov/d tte 'firmament With living sapphire; Hesperus, that led The starry...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 428 pages
...III. Discourse between Adam and Eve retiring to rest* Now came still evening.on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad. Silence accompanied...rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising in clouded- majesty,. at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle...
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