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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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...they creep, 113 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, ico With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while...
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History, philosophically issustrated, from the fall of the Roman ..., Volume 2

George Miller - 1832
...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 01 arms, while both contend...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - Biography - 1833 - 732 pages
...Milton himself, republican as he was, caressed them in fancy, and disdained not the towered cities where — Throngs of Knights and Barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumphs hold; With store of ladies whose bright eyes Rain influence, and adjudge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...creep, 115 By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. M ; Tower'd cities please as 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 Bain influence, and judge the prize Of wit, or arms, while...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...they creep, By whisp'ring winds soon lull'd asleep. Towred cities please us then, And the busie humm 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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Historical Memoirs of His Own Time, Volume 1

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1836
...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 store of Ladies, whose bright Eyes Rain influence, and judge the Prize." As soon as the Bull Feast...
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The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire;: Being Lives of the Most ...

Hartley Coleridge - Lancashire (England) - 1836 - 732 pages
...Milton himself, republican as he was, caressed them in fancy, and disdained not the towered cities where — Throngs of Knights and Barons bold, In weeds of peace high triumphs hold ; With store of ladies whose bright eyes Rain influence, and adjudge the prize Of wit, or arms, while both...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...earlier season lead, To the tann'd hay-cock in the mead. 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 contend...
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Historical Memoirs of My Own Time

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Great Britain - 1837 - 494 pages
...must be regarded, it always reminded me of Milton's description of the entertainments, " Where throng* 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. As soon as the bull feast ended,...
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