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" Their downy breast; the swan with arched neck, Between her white wings, mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page xxxviii
1817
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1905 - 242 pages
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even, nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...downy breast ; the swan with arched neck Between her J white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and,...
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Bird Life and Bird Lore

Reginald Bosworth Smith - 1905 - 434 pages
...with him—he attracted the attention of Shakespeare. It is worth noting that while the swan, which " With arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet," so often and so exquisitely referred to by Milton, and the "wakeful nightingale," an equal favourite...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of John Milton: With Introduction ...

John Milton - 1908
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings, Till even ; nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walked firm...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1908
...the warm hearth exalts the mantling ale ' ; (2) of such a phrase as Milton, Paradise Lost, vii. 439 : The swan with arched neck Between her white wings...mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet,— in which there seems to be a reference, not bearing strict analysis, to the use of the word in falconry...
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The Complete Poems of John Milton

John Milton - 1909 - 463 pages
...with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings, Till even; nor then the solemn nightingal Ceased warbling, but all night tuned her soft lays....dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walked firm — the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The silent hours,...
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The World's Childhood: A Series of Sunday Evening Sermons from ..., Volume 20

Louis Albert Banks - 1910 - 363 pages
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even; nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky: others on ground Walk'd firm; the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The silent hours;...
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Paradise lost

John Milton - 1910
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings, Till even ; nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walked firm...
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Paradise Lost, Volume 1

John Milton - 1910 - 750 pages
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings, Till even; nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...proudly, rows Her state with oary feet; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walked firm:...
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Manual of Moral and Humane Education: June to September Inclusive

Flora Helm Krause - 1910 - 356 pages
...lays: Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed Their downy breasts; the swan with arched neck etween her white wings, mantling proudly, rows Her state...dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aerial sky: others on ground Walked firm; the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The silent hours;...
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Manual of Moral and Humane Education: June to September Inclusive

Flora Helm Krause - 1910 - 356 pages
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even ; nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed Their downy breasts ; the swan with arched neck Between her white wings, mantling proudly, rows Her state with...
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