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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,... "
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ... - Page 103
by Samuel Johnson - 1805
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...or accounted for. On this occasion, I could not but reflect upon a beautiful simile in Milton : — As one who long in populous city pent. Where houses thick and »ewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages, and...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1838
...aspiciam !" Such it the aspiration of the man surrounded by the vexations of urban lite. Heir Milton— 5U As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...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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The Paradise Lost

1838 - 373 pages
...dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. ,, i,,,/ Much he the place admir'd, the person more. ." ] As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...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, Or dairy,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent 445 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, 450...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...his greatest tribute to the beauty of the earth, as tended and inhabited now by fallen man and woman: As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Aire, Forth issuing on a Summers Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farmes Adjoynd, from...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - 1992 - 209 pages
...enchanting simile powerfully interrogates Satan's mode of autonomous selfhood, and finds it wanting. As one who long in populous City pent, Where Houses...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, Or Dairy,...
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Animal Welfare & Human Values

Rod Preece, Lorna Chamberlain - 1993 - 334 pages
...on the sea" must be sung anew for those in peril in the sea. Chapter Twelve Of Farms and Factories Forth issuing on a summer's morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight. — Milton, Paradise Lost As a work of art, I know...
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - 2000 - 309 pages
...memorable and oddly brief Satan, after prolonged exile in Hell, visits Eden: As one who long in popnlous City pent, Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Air, Forth issuing on a Summers Morn to breathe Among the pleasant Villages and Farms Adjoind, from each thing met conceives...
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Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory

Chris Fitter - 1995 - 322 pages
...almost inevitable Milton's comparison of Satan's escape from hell into Eden with a Londoner's excursion: As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...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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Literature and Culture in Early Modern London

Lawrence Manley, Prof Lawrence Manley, Manley Lawrence - 1995 - 603 pages
...The smoaky glory of the Towne, " and even Milton's Satan approached the salubrious Eden "As one... long in populous City pent, / Where Houses thick and Sewers annoy the Air" (Paradise Lost, 9.445-446). Jonson's Epiccene (1609), which, untypically of the heteroglot plays of...
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