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" Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous... "
The divine comedy, tr. by H.W. Longfellow - Page 439
by Dante Alighieri - 1867
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now ca.ue still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; . Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ;...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...twilight grey Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad ; Silence accompany'd ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...and twilight grey Had in her soher livVy all things elad ; Silence accompanied; for heast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk; all hut the wakeful nightingale; She all night long heram'rous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd ; now...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ;...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 256 pages
...and twilight gray Had in her soher livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for heast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all hut the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 480 pages
...dashing of the oar, and the carol of the distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk • With living saphirs." now glowed the firmament Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 306 pages
...Milton: " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Q Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk With living saphirs." —now glowed the firmament Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 306 pages
...dashing of the oar, and the carol of the distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Q Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...The pret. and part. pass, ot liing. SLUNK. The pret. and part. pass, of slink. Silence accompany 'd ; for beast, and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nosts, Were slunk. Milton. To SLUK. -ja [sloorig, Dutch, lusty ; iloore, a slut.] i. To sully , to...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all tilings clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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