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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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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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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men ; 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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...bed they creep, By whispering winds soon lull'd asleep. Tower'd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men, 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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Lectures on the Philosophy of Modern History: Delivered in the ..., Volume 3

George Miller - Europe - 1820
...their mental acquirements, agreeably to the description which Milton has given of these solemnities : 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 contend...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 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 or...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...earlier season lead, To the tann'd hayccck 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....
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