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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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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...nightingafo Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'J her soft, lays: Others, on silver lakes and rivers, batb'd Their downy breast ; the swan with arched neck, Between her white wings mantling proudly, tan Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, to»er The...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...canopy,) is state," to be understood in the description of the swan in the 7th book of Paradise Lost: The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her stale with oary feet. — ie the swan with arched neck, between the mantling of her white wings, proudly...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - 1810
...the swan with arched.'neck, Between her white wings mantling proudly,, rows• Her state witlyoary feet;, yet oft they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons towee The mid aereal sky: Others on ground Walk'd firnii;. tha , crested:coch whoseclarion sownds Th^atenfe...
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Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
..." ' • . '• .A '. ri • ,'. -.. -. . if '.,', .• .'• ) S1 Milton says finely of the Sican,. The Swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly ROWS HER STATE-— I should think he might probably have that line of Fletcher in his head, How like a Swan she SWIMS...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...nightingale 435 Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breast ; the swan, with arched neck Between...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 "Walk'd firm...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 2

Richard Lobb - 1817
...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...oary feet ; yet oft they quit The dank, and rising on -.till' pennons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walked firm ; the crested cock whose clarion...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...nightingale Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bath'd Their downy breast ; the swan with arched neck, Between...pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : Others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock whose clarion sounds The silent hours, and the other whose gay train...
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The Sexagenarian: Or, The Recollections of a Literary Life ...

William Beloe - 1817
...fragrance of myrrh, and other aromatic shrubs. One One more resemblance shall suffice. Book VII. v. 438. The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet. SILIUS ITALICUS, XIV. 190. Hand seeus Eridani stagnis ripave Caystri Innatat albus olor, pronoque immobile...
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A topographical and historical description of the parish of Tixall, by sir T ...

sir Thomas Hugh Constable (1st bart.) - 1817 - 40 pages
...This noble bird abounds on the rivers Trent and Sow, and the navigable canal before Tixall. — — with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet. — Par. Lost. b. 5. Each proprietor of the river has a certain number of swans belonging to him, which...
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Class II, Birds, Div. II, Water

Thomas Pennant - 1818
...must therefore be from the other species which the poets formed their fable of the music of the swan. The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oaiy feet /*«/'. Lost. B. Vlf. But we cannot help thinking that he had here an eye to that beautiful...
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