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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 perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...branch the smaller birds with song Solace the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even, nor then the solemn Nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, Cower The mid aerial sky: others on ground Walked firm; the crested Cock whose clarion sounds The silent...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...nightingale 455 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...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 [sounds Walk'd...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...thousand precious moments in vain words, And vainer fears. Byron's Sardanapalus, a. 1, s. 2. SWAN. The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 7. And, arching proud his neck, with oary feet Bears forward fierce, and...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...with, arched neck] The ancient poets have not hit upon this beauty, so lavish as they hare been in Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : Others on ground Walk'd firm...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...near her highest noon. And in his sonnets, the first is address'd To the nightingale. BOOK VII. 41 Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 4*0 The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : Others on ground Walk'd firm...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...nightingale Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd wixen Middelburgh and Orewell. Wel coud he in eschanges sheldes selle. This worthy man ful wel his Mate with oary feet; yet oft they quit The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breast; the swan, with arehed neek, Walk'd firm : the erested eoek, whose elarion sounds The silent hours, and th' other whose gay train...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 2

1820
...touches of the poet's own, of the above passage in Glover, and that in Milton on this favoured bird : " The swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet." Seventh Booh, Par. Lost. With all his train. Th' enclosure, which begirds The holy purlieus, through...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 840 pages
...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...dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aercal sky : others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock whose clarion sounds The silent hours,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even ; nor then the solemn nightingale 435 Ceased warbling, but all night tuned her soft lays...with arched neck, Between her white wings mantling prondly, rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons,...
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