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" Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling morn With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. "
Paradise Lost - Page 119
by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pages
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Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 1

Anna Seward - Authors, English - 1811 - 430 pages
...of night, If better thon belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling mom With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere While day arises, that sweet hour of prime." It is thus that, by filling up what are mere outlines in the Hebraic poetry, Milton, through the whole...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 378 pages
...extol Circle his throne rejoicing ; ye, in heaven, Him first, Him last, Him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better...sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. Thou sun, of this great world both eye and soul, Acknowledge him thy greater, sound his praise In thy...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 424 pages
...ye creatures, to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars ! last in train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling1 morn With thy blight circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 262 pages
...all ye creatures to extol Him fir ft, Him hilt, Him midft, and without end. Faireft of liars, lull in the train of night, If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'ft the fmiling morn With thy bright circlet, praife him in thy fphere, While day arifes, that...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 276 pages
...first, him last, him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars, last in the train of uiglit, . . ) ' If better thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling morn j ' With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, *" v While day arises, that sweet hour of prime^...
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Scientific Dialogues, Volume 3

Jeremiah Joyce - Hydrostatics - 1815 - 680 pages
...of night, If better thim belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crown'st the smiling mom With thy bright circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. MIITOS. sun James. How far is Venus from th« Tutor. That planet is sixty-eight millions of miles from...
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Readings on Poetry

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - English poetry - 1816 - 262 pages
...first, fyc. — The meaning of this line is, that God has endured, does, and will endure for ever. " Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better...circlet, praise him in thy sphere, While day arises, that swe§t hour of prime." These are most beautiful and melodious lines. Fairest of stars — is Venus,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 276 pages
...in heaven, On earth join all ye creatures to extol Him first, him last, him midst, and without end. Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better...sphere, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. Thou sun, of this great world both eye and soul, Acknowledge him thy greater ; sound his praise In...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817 - 430 pages
...appears east of the Sun,, and a morning star when she is west of him. By Milton she is described as Fairest of stars, last in the train of night, If better...thou belong not to the dawn, Sure pledge of day, that crownest the smiling morn i. Twice in the course of about 120 years, Venus passes over the disk of...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

English literature - 1819 - 264 pages
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