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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... "
Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ... - Seite 170
von John Milton - 1810
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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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Band 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...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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Band 1

Henry Kett - 1805
...oft suspend the dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies AVisdom, — " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gram her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired,"...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Band 3,Teil 1

1807
...were it only a temporary retreat from the temptations of a city, is no despicable assistant to virtue. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled, and sometimes impair'd. " The effects of the objects of taste upon the human mind,"...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by ..., Bände 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Virtue would By her own radiant light, tliough sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom'* self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit...
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Illustrations of the Scenery of Killarney and the Surrounding Country

Isaac Weld - 1807 - 223 Seiten
...enthusiastic admirer of the wild beauties of simple nature, than to favour the meditations of the sage ; for wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets grow her wings. It is scarcely possible, indeed, to enter the confines of this sequestered region, without being subjected...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - 1807
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her \vings° That in the hustling hurry oi'rebort, Were all too ruffled, and sometime* impair'd. As these...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...evcr° As that the single want of light and noise (Not being in danger, as I trust she is not) Could stir the constant mood of her calm thoughts, And put...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd : He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit o'...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 Seiten
...As that the single want of light and noise (Not being in danger, as I trust she is not,) 370 Could stir the constant mood of her calm thoughts, And put...radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat s?a sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation,...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...everf As that the single want of light and noise (Not being in danger, as I trust she is not) Could stir the constant mood of her calm thoughts, And put...misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what Virtue would -v By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks...
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