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" Virtue could see to do what virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow... "
Bell's British Theatre: Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I ... - Pagina 29
1797
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pagina’s
...admirably finifhed : And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were aH too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The learned prelate, however, inadvertently...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pagina’s
...the flat fea funk. And Witdom's (elf Oft feeks to fwect retired folitude, Where with her bed nurfe Contemplation She plumes her feathers and lets 'grow her wings, That in the various buttle of rclort Were all too ruffled, und fometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pagina’s
...into misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast, May sit...
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...and character of those verses which are employed in describing it ? And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. As these dispositions and sentiments...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 37

British essayists - 1802
...the ease and indolent enjoy menis connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in tlie bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. As these dispositions...
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The Meditations of a Recluse: Chiefly on Religious Subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...XXI. On religious Meditation. —— And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Wliert, with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes her...feathers and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustles of resort Were * all to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. MILTON. W HEN the mind of man is fully...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1803
...becomirg plight. Vir:ue cou'd se to *!o what vir:ue would By her own radiant light, though sun and rroon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks...nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and l-ts jjrow her wings, That in 'he various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd...
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The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...fecrecy of defert Cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bultle of Refort, Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The front of the Grotto is almoft concealed...
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Select British Classics, Volume 32

1803
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's gelf Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude. Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, she plumes her featherg, and lets grow her wings. That. in the bustling hurry of resort. Were all too ruffled, and...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies Wisdorn, " Wisdom's self Oft seels to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," Par. Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening:...
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