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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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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...almost any found among the ancient writers, not-- \vitstunding their great partiality to this bird. The swan, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with wary feet. I find by an act of Edw. IV. c. 6. " no one, possessing a freehold of less clear yearly...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...canopy,') is stale," to be understood in the description of the swan in the ~th book of Paradise Lost : The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with pary feet. — ie the swan with arched neck, between the mantling of her white wings, proudly rows...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...found among the ancient writers, notj witstanding their great partiality to this bird. The s wait, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with wary feet. I find by an act of Edw. IV. c. 6. " no one, possessing a freehold of less clear yearly...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...warbling, but all night tun'd her' soft lays : ' Others on silver lakes and rivets bath'd ..'•'•" , Their downy breast ; the swan, with arched neck, Between her white wings, mantling proudly ion Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and rising on stiff peuons, tower The...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...me infected with the spirit of Lauder, if I give you another of Milton's imitations: " — — — The swan with arched neck " Between her white wings...mantling proudly, rows " Her state with oary feet." Book VII, v. 438, &c. " The ancient poets, says Mr. Richardson, have not hit upon this heauty ; so...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breasts; the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings...oft they quit The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tow'r The mid aerial sky: others on ground Walk'd firm; the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - 1810
...30.) that Milton in his justly admired description of the swan, had a passage of Donne in his eye: the swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling +, proudly rows Her state with oary feet. Milton. The jealous swan, there swimming in his pride, With his arch'd breast the waters did divide,...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - 1810 - 524 pages
...notice of it; but none with that justness of description and in so picturesque a manner as our Milton. The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet— /"an Lest,. Book vii. In ancient times it was served up at every great feast, •when the elegance...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...mnofiyj is state," to be understood in the description of the fiwan in the /th book of Paradise Lost: The swan with arched neck Between her white wings...mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet.— ue. the swan with arched neck, between the mantling of her •bite wings, proudly rows her canopy,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...Their downy breast ; the swan, with trclml neck, [rows Between her white wings mantling proudly, ! Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit The dank, and rising on stifl' pinions, toirtr The mid aerial sky: others on gromid ! Walk'd firmly: the crested cock, whose...
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