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" She woos the gentle air To hide her guilty front with innocent snow, And on her naked shame, Pollute with sinful blame, The saintly veil of maiden white to throw; Confounded, that her Maker's eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities. "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 238
by John Milton - 1852
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1909 - 504 pages
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 480 pages
...innocent Snow, And on her naked mame, . , , : . : ,..t.,. ' * . * " *• " * Pollute with finful blame, The Saintly Veil of Maiden white to throw,...Confounded, that her Maker's eyes . :•!. Should look fo near upon her foul deformities. t " i * ., T** • • • r • • " ' * ' ' " But he her fears...
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes; and Poems ...

John Milton - 1747 - 240 pages
...innocent Snow, And on her naked fhame, Pollute with finful blame. POEMS on feveral Occajiom. 2 1 1. The Saintly Veil of Maiden white to throw ; Confounded, that her Maker's eyes Should look fo near upon her foul deformities. III. But he, her fears to ceafe, Sent down the meek-ey'd Peace ;...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 420 pages
...thought, unsuitable to the dignity of the subject, and of the rest of the ode, that, " she wooed the air, to hide her guilty front with innocent snow,"...eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities. D 4, " It * This conceit, with the rest, however, is more excusable, if we recollect how great a reader,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 422 pages
...that, " she wooed the air, to hide her guilty front with innocent snow," And on her naked .shame, f Pollute with sinful blame, The saintly veil of maiden...eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities. D 4 , It * This conceit, with the rest, however, is more excusable, if we recollect how great a...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...child All meanly wrapt in the rude manger lies; Nature in awe to him Had dofft her gaudy trim, With her great Master so to sympathize : It was no season...for her To wanton with the sun her lusty paramour. li. Only with speeches fair She wooes the gentle Air To hide her guilty front with innocent snow; And...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810 - 540 pages
...child All meanly wrapt in the rude manger lies ; Nature, in awe to him, Had doff'd her gaudy trim, With her great Master so to sympathize : It was no season...sun, her lusty paramour. Only with speeches fair She wooes the gentle air II. To hide her guilty front with innocent snow ; And on her naked shame, Pollute...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810 - 418 pages
...child All meanly wrapt in the rude manger lies ; Nature, in awe to him, Had doff'd her gaudy trim, With her great Master so to sympathize : It was no season...sun, her lusty paramour. Only with speeches fair She wooes the gentle air II. To hide her guilty front with innocent snow ; And on her naked shame, Pollute...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volumes 8-9

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - American literature - 1810 - 874 pages
...Only with speeches fair She [Nature] woos the gentle air, To hide her guilty front in innocent tnov ; And on her naked shame Pollute with sinful blame,...veil of maiden white to throw. Confounded that her master's eyes Should look so near her foul deformities." Milton was so delighted with musick, that...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 270 pages
...season then for her 35 To wanton with the sun, her lusty paramour. II. Only with speeches fair She wooes the gentle air To hide her guilty front with innocent...eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities. III. But he, her fears to cease, 4i Sent down the meek-ey'd Peace ; She, crown'd with olive green,...
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