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" With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both contend To win her grace, whom all commend. "
Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several conversations ... - Page 244
by Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1765
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...they creep, 115 By whispering winds soon lullVl asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold, 1^0 With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Bain influence, and judge the prize Of wit^ or arms, while...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...brings us through a complete circuit of the moon from line 69Tow'rcd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold ! ^ In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, 120 With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 16, Part 1

John Britton, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1813 - 917 pages
...and, though of great strength, it seems to have been one of those hospitable mansions," Wbere Huongs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, than than one of " those rugged fortresses degtined solely for war." * Within its moat it contains...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...earlier season lead, To the tann'd haycock in the mead. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumph hold ; ^ With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit...
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 1

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...courtesy of chivalry , it is the practice of heralds to blazon arms for unmarried ladies in a lozenge. " Where throngs of knights and barons bold, " In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, " With store of ladies, whose bright eyes " Rain influence, and judge the prize " Of wit, or arms, while both...
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Alicia de Lacy, by the author of 'The loyalists'.

Jane West - 1814
...privacy of her father's castle, rather than in the presence of so many aspiring rivals. CHAP. VII. Where throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold, With store of lidies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both...
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From 1772 to 1780

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1815
...diversion must be regarded, it always reminded me of Milton's description of the entertainments, " Where throngs of Knights and Barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold ; With stare of Ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the Prize." As soon as the Bull Feast...
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Notes, Historical and Descriptive, on the Priory of Inchmahome: With ...

William Macgregor Stirling - Inchmahome Priory (Aberfoyle, Scotland) - 1815 - 194 pages
...time," when, in gayer moments, it might be said, that here, as well as in " the busy haunts of men," " throngs of knights and barons bold, In weeds of peace, high triumphs hold ; With stoje of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence." We may well suppose that every amusement would...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 23

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...ASH. S'.C ASH-WEDNESShaJc. The fnake throws her enamelled Ikin Weed wide enough to wrap a fairy in. Throngs of knights and barons bold In weeds of peace high triumphs hold With ftore of ladies. Miitot Lately your fair hand in womaii'g <weed Wrapp'd my glad head. Waller. _,. It is ufed by Chapman...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Tow'red cities please us then, And the busy hum of nun, Where throngs of knights and barons bold In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, whose bright eyes "•Jin influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both...
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