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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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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - 1993 - 512 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...The 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, and...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 486 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...the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings manding proudly, rows Her state with oary feet; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and, rising on stiff...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 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...arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows0 Her state with oary feet: yet oft they quit0 440 The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower0...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - 2003 - 384 pages
...43.1 Ccas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays: Others on Silver Lakes and Rivers Bath'd Thir downy Breast; the Swan with Arched neck Between her...proudly, Rows Her state with Oary feet: yet oft they quit 440 The Dank, and rising on stiff Pennons, tow'r The mid Aereal Sky: Others on ground Walk'd firm;...
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Mrs Beeton's Household Management

Isabella Beeton, Mrs. Beeton (Isabella Mary) - 2006 - 1109 pages
...admired; when it has become old enough to grace the waters, then it is that all admire her, when she with Arched neck, Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet. POULTRY CARVING 999 ROAST DUCK No dishes require so much knowledge and skill in their carving as do...
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Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell

Diane Kelsey McColley - 2007 - 252 pages
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till ev'n, nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all night tuned her soft lays. [433-6] Three "smaller birds," two of song and one of "painted wings" more newly discovered, have special...
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Swan

Peter Young - 2008 - 200 pages
...inspired poet himself. Milton included it on the fifth day of creation in Paradise Lost (1667): ... the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet.6 Poetic inspiration has persisted until modern times, for instance in Les Cygnes, an 1887 Symbolist...
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