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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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Flora Historica: Or, The Three Seasons of the British Parterre ..., Band 1

Henry Phillips - 1829
...woodland banks, where Milton says — Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; vOL. I. I Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. Camus. The lesser Periwinkle, Vinca Minor, is the most proper...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D. Late Pastor of the Second Church in ...

Asa Cummings - 1830 - 400 Seiten
...time, to be his hallowed and chosen retirement, till he entered on the active duties of the ministry. " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude...She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings." This step, considered in all its aspects, may justly be regarded as one of the most important in Mr....
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A memoir of the rev. Edward Payson [by A. Cummings. Ed. by A.L. Payson].

Asa Cummings - 1830 - 486 Seiten
...time to be his hallowed and chosen retirement, till he entered on the active duties of the ministry. ' Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude...She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings." This step, considered in all its aspects, may justly be regarded as one of the most important .in Mr....
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Second Church ...

Asa Cummings - 1830 - 444 Seiten
...time, to be his hallowed and chosen retirement, till he entered on the active duties of the ministry. " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet, retired solitude...She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings." This step, considered in all its aspects, may justly be regarded as one of the most important in Mr....
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Literary Recollections, Band 1

Richard Warner - 1830 - 499 Seiten
...all that's really good and great : — " For Wisdom's self " Oft seeks to such retired solitudes, " Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, " She plumes...wings, " That in the various bustle of resort, " Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired.* * In August and September last, I had the pleasure of reviving,...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D., Late of Portland, Maine

Asa Cummings - 1839 - 486 Seiten
...time, to be his hallowed and chosen retirement, till he ente-ed on the active duties of the ministry. " Wisdom's self " Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude...She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings." This step, considered in all its aspects, may justly be regarded as one of the most important in Mr....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Band 3

John Milton - 1832
...ever, 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...moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers,...
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The Comparative Coincidence of Reason and Scripture, Band 1

1832
...minutes to adorn their minds, observe their growth in virtue, and curb each wayward passion ! " For wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Might be too ruffled, and sometimes impaired.'' MILTON'S COMUS. Imploring that protective aid that...
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The Posthumous Works of the Late Right Reverend John Henry Hobart ..., Band 1

John Henry Hobart, William Berrian - 1833
...pleiid Milton's authority for the latter part of his sentiment, who very elegantly tells us that « Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...her wings. That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled.' I should have preferred for my retreat, however that season when all nature puts...
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The posthumous works of John Henry Hobart, with a memoir of his life ..., Band 1

John Henry Hobart (bp. of New York.) - 1833
...sentiment, who very elegantly tells us that ' Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Whore with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled.' I should have preferred for my retreat, however, that season when alj nature puts...
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