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" And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bowed, Stooping through... "
Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ... - Page 119
by John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee chauntress oft the woods among I woo to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen 65 On the dry smooth-shaven green, 56. I apprehend Philomel, or the nightingale, (here) to allude to...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee chauntress oft the woods among I woo to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen 65 On the dry smooth-shaven green, 56. I apprehend Philomel, or the nightingale, (here) to allude to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chauntress, oft, the woods among, I woo, to hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen 65 On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wand'ring moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1815 - 544 pages
...Penseroso : 1 walk unseen On the dry, smooth -shaven green, To behold the wandering; moon, Hiding neir her highest noon ; Like one that had been led astray Through the Heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, is if her head she bow'd, Stooping :hrougli .1 fleecy cloud. Oft,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...; Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song, And...noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo to hear thy even-song ; And missing thue, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold...noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way, And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloudy Oft...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

England - 1840
...sameness of the untrodden sky ? " I walk unseen On tne dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering Moon Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the Heaven's wide pathless way; And oft, as if her head she bowed, Stooping through a fleecy cloud." May...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1818 - 331 pages
...pilot of some small Anight-foundered skiff;" and the lines in the Penseroso, describing the wandering moon, " Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way," are as if he had gazed himself blind in looking at her. There is also...
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The British Essayists: Lounger

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...eight leading images: in the following, of equal length, there is only one. To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, .Like one that...been led astray Through the heav'n's wide pathless war ; And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. The sounds that can be, in...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through the heaven's wide pathless way ; And oft, as if her head she bow'd, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. Oft,...
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