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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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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

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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Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain, Volume 2

1837
...think 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 beauty ;...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
...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 night tuned her soft lays : Others on soft lakes and rivers bathed Their downy breasts ; the swan with arched neck Between her white wings...
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The Young Naturalist's Book of Birds: Anecdotes of the Feathered Creation

Percy Bolingbroke St. John - 1838 - 168 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 aCrial sky : others on ground Walked firm ; the crested cock, whose clarion sounds The silent hours...
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The Paradise Lost

1838 - 373 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...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 Seasons of Life; with an Introduction on the Creation, and Primeval ...

Mary ASHDOWNE - 1839 - 309 pages
...echoes a sounding waterfall; or where a glimpse may be caught of a piece of crystal water, upon which " The swan, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her state with oary feet." From this we are led to make our observations upon the careful industry of man, which unlike the "...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - 1840 - 288 pages
...painted wings Till even ; nor then the solemn nightingale 3 Ceased warbling, but all night tuned he» soft lays,' Others on silver lakes and rivers bathed...Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state withoary feet ; yet oft they quit The dank, and, rising on stifl'pcnons, tower The mid aerial sky....
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

1841
...nightingale Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bath'd (lest some sentry-fowl the fraud descry, And bid his...as the blushing light begins to spread, And glanci Walk'd firm ; the crested cock whose clarion sounds The silent hours, and the other whose gay train...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...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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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...Their downy breast; the swan, with arched nock " Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows 440 " Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit " The...pennons, tower " The mid aereal sky. Others on ground " Walk'd firm ; the erested cock whose clarion sounds " The silent hours, and the other whose gay train...
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