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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 Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 29

1860
...beautiful and graceful as one of her namesakes, reminding us of Milton's exquisite lines, — " The sunn, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state, with oary feet." ., , , The Swan of tfie Exe has been built, as her name implies, after tbe model of one of the most...
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Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which ..., Volume 2

Edward Jesse - 1832 - 313 pages
...heightened than by the * contemplation of the structure of the most gigantic ' animals.' . i the iwan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows • Her state with oary feet.'—MILTON. LIVING on the banks of the Thames, I have often been pleased with seeing the care...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...so steers the prudent cram. Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bath'd Their downy breast : the man with arched neck, Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary fvtl.— Mitttm'a Ornitcopy. Day. BirfljB. DlMlIl'i. VI. Archbishop (Thomas) Cranmer, 1489, Aslacton,...
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Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which ..., Volume 2

Edward Jesse - 1832 - 313 pages
...heightened than by the ' contemplation of the structure of the most gigantic 'animals.' THE SWAN. — — ' The swan, with arched neck ' Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows 1 Her state with oary feet.' MILTON. LIVING on the banks of the Thames, I have often been pleased with...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 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...feet. Yet oft they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff penons, tower The mid aerial sky. Others on ground Walk'd firm ; the crested cock whose clarion sounds...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 36

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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...mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet; yet of they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : others on ground Walk'd...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1836 - 312 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:...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 Walk'd firm;...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836
...branch the smaller birds with song Solaord the woods, and spread their painted winga Till even, nor then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all night tuned her soft lay*: Others on silver lakes and rivers bathed Their downy breast; the swan with arched neck, Between...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837
...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...mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft ihey quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : others on ground Walk'd...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...branch thc smaller birds with song Solaced the woods, and spread their painted wings Till even ; nor' then the solemn nightingale Ceased warbling, but all...mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet; yet of they quit The dank, and, rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky : others on ground Walk'd...
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