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" As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass,... "
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ... - Page 95
by Samuel Johnson - 1805
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John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Nicholas Roe - 1998 - 315 pages
...reflected traditional wisdom," on which Milton had drawn for the pastoral simile in Paradise Lost Book IX: As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight. The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy,...
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Village Walks in Britain

Automobile Association (Great Britain) - 1996 - 264 pages
...back to the start of the walk. CENTRAL ENGLAND AND EAST ANGLIA APPLEBY MAGNA, LEICESTERSHIRE A, LS one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight. MILTON - PARADISE LOST VILLAGE WALKS IN BRITAIN CENTRAL...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...For solitude sometimes is best society, And short retirement urges sweet return. 7622 Paradise Lost t Religlon. 2086 Critical and Miscellaneous Essays...without love were a physical and metaphysical impossi mom to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight....
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Early Urban Planning, Volume 8

Patrick Abercrombie - 2004 - 260 pages
...expression from the poets and is summed up by Milton in the famous simile, with its opening antithesis : As one who long in populous city pent Where houses thick and sewers l annoy the air Forth issuing on a summer's morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd,...
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Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England, Volume 11

John Pitcher - 1999 - 400 pages
...experience of a city dweller who has escaped from the crowding, smells, and other annoyances of urban life: As one who long in populous city pent. Where houses...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight: The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine. Or dairy,...
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Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in ...

Michael C. Schoenfeldt - 1999 - 203 pages
...phenomenon of waste disposal in order to negate its appropriateness to Paradise when he compares Satan to "one who long in populous City pent, / Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Aire," and who escapes to the country where he "from each thing met conceives delight" (9.445-48)....
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 437 pages
...sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse.* Much he the place admired, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, 450...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...sapient king0 Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse.0 Much he the place admired, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or tine, 450...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - 2003 - 1059 pages
...drama" (sec Much hee the Place admir'd, the Person more. As one who long in populous City pent, 445 Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Air, Forth...Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of Grain, or tedded Grass, or Kine, 450...
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The Satanic Epic

Neil Forsyth - 2003 - 382 pages
...an ordinary city-dweller who strolls out into the country one summer's morn and meets a fair virgin: As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Aire, Forth issuing on a Summers Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farmes Adjoyn'd, from...
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