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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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Selected Poems

John Gay - 2003 - 95 pages
...Walk into the Fields at the proper Season: even as Maister Milton hath elegantly set forth the same. As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Aire, Forth issuing on a Summer's Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoin'd, from...
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The Poetics of Melancholy in Early Modern England

Douglas Trevor - 2004 - 252 pages
...a city into the country identifies some of the features of London that Milton appeared to dislike: 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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Le lierre et la chauve-souris: réveils gothiques : émergence du roman noir ...

Elizabeth Durot-Boucé - 2004 - 286 pages
...ville et campagne, la pollution et la puanteur de l'une à la pureté et aux délices de l'autre : 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 Adjoynd, from...
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Reading Genesis in the Long Eighteenth Century: From Milton to Mary Shelley

Ana M. Acosta - 2006 - 207 pages
...nothing other than seventeenth-century London: Much hee [Satan] the Place admir'd, the Person [Eve] more. As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses...Sewers annoy the Air. Forth issuing on a Summer's Morn lo breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight. The...
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Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell

Diane Kelsey McColley - 2007 - 252 pages
...finds not-yet-fallen Eve among her roses sustaining "Each flower" and is as delighted with the change "As one who long in populous city pent, / Where houses thick, and sewers, annoy the air" (9.445-6). Approaching Paradise, Satan has enjoyed the fragrances borne by pure air that Evelyn says...
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