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" As one, who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass,... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 252
by John Milton - 1801
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 26; Volume 48

1866
...much as this he hints at in the following beautiful passage : " As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, 'from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin 'd, from each thing met conceives delight — The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine,...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...BOOK IX. MILTON. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. An one who long in populous city pent, of the shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like step, (air virgin pass, What...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...MILTON. BOOK IX. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, ly vir@; groin, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among tin' pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing...delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair virgin pass, What...
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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

1844 - 214 pages
...peculiarly feel the beauty of the charming lines of Milton : — As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound. On the twenty-first of June happens the summer solstice,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admired, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy,...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Avon, Volume 3

James Thorne - 1845 - 253 pages
...absence from her. His descriptions are quite in the spirit of one " who, long in populous cities pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight :'* and the gentle enthusiasm with which he dwells on such spots as are within the reach of every one...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...evening•s ft hom'i. XXXVIII. THE WORKING-MAN IN THE COTTNTRT. " As one who long in populous city pent Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound " MILTOIT. EVERY man, until his taste is completely vitiated,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1849 - 424 pages
...season, without enjoying in imagination its delightful smell. " As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair virgin pass, What...
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