John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) John Milton. (16081674) 2758
Then to the spicy nut-brown ale.
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Towerd cities please us then, And the busy hum of men.
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Ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize.
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Such sights as youthful poets dream On summer eves by haunted stream. Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Jonsons learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancys child, Warble his native wood-notes wild.
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And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, 1 Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out.
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Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony.
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The gay motes that people the sunbeams.
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And looks commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.
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Forget thyself to marble.
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And join with thee calm Peace and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet.
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And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.
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Sweet bird, that shunst the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy!
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