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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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Band 2

John Mitford - 1834
...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 Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 Seiten
...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...misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what virtue would Illy her own radiant light, though sun and moon iWere in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 Oft...
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The Apology of Socrates, the Crito, and the Phaedo ...

Plato - 1834
...unpolluted and unshackled mind. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to ewcct retired solitude ; Where, with her host nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustîe of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes ini[wlretl. He that has light within his own Hear...
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The Educational Magazine, Band 2

1835
...the Indians : — " Virtue can see to do what virtue ought, By her own radiant lipht, though sun'and moon Were in the flat sea sunk; and wisdom's self...feathers and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustles of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within his own clear...
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The sketch book of the South

South - 1835
...poem in praise of Monte Olivetto, the monastery at Naples where he had been so hospitably received. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Where all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. Probably the imagination of the poet was often raised...
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The Sketch Book of the South

1835 - 276 Seiten
...poem in praise of Monte Olivetto, the monastery at Naples where he had been so hospitably received. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Where all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. Probably the imagination of the poet was often raised...
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The Professional Years of John Henry Hobart: Being a Sequel to His "Early Years"

John McVickar - 1836 - 500 Seiten
...may plead 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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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Bände 1-2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1836
...often shut myself up." " The occasion ?" asked Tremaine. " Why wisdom's self, you know, Oft seeks a sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse,...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometime impair'd. . "But seriously, it was to recover the bent of my mind —...
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Notes and Queries

1871
...lines from Milton's Cornus, ail-to is evidently used as an adverb : — •• Where with her beat nurse. Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Wore ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impaired." On this passage Warton has the following note : — "...
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A Variorum Commentary Of The Poems Of John Milton

Merritt Yerkes Hughes - 1975 - 379 Seiten
...populos dat iura. * TT61000 S4 Tf|V TUpOWOV dtvSpCGTTOIS \l6\rt\V. Vertue could see to do what vertue would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea sunk; and in 588-9: Vertue may be assail'd, but never hurt, Surpriz'd by unjust force, but not enthrall'd. Of...
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