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" There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees : humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver rivers ; meadows enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers ; thickets, which being lined with... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 147
by George Burnett - 1813
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A Primer of Literary Criticism ...

Gertrude Eleanor Hollingworth - 1924 - 148 pages
...the artificial (eg night likened to black velvet), its idyllic pastoralism . — " There were . . . meadows enamelled with all sorts of eyepleasing flowers...lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with...
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - 1926 - 928 pages
...garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with . to by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds ; each pasture stored with sheep, feeding with...
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Sir Philip Sidney: Selected Prose and Poetry

Philip Sidney - 1983 - 580 pages
...garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enamelled with...lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to by the cheerful deposition20 18 by course — by turns. 19 wrong-caused sorrow — the nightingale...
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Female & Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance ...

Betty Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott - 2000 - 434 pages
...humble valleys, whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers; meadows, enameled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers; thickets,...being lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so to by the cheerful deposition of many well-tuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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The Motivated Sign: Iconicity in Language and Literature 2

Olga Fischer, Max Nänny - 2001 - 412 pages
...garnished their proud heights with stately trees; humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers; meadows enamelled with...lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to by the cheerful deposition of many well-tuned birds; each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 131

1876 - 888 pages
...There were hills which garnished their proud heights with stately trees ; humhle villages whose base estate seemed comforted with the refreshing of silver...enamelled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers, and thickets which heing lined with most pleasant shade were witnessed so too by the cheerful disposition...
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The miltonic setting: ast and present

E. Tillyard - 1949 - 228 pages
...humble valleys whose base estate seemed comforted with refreshing of silver rivers : meadows enameled with all sorts of eye-pleasing flowers : thickets,...lined with most pleasant shade, were witnessed so to by the cheerful disposition of many welltuned birds : each pasture stored with sheep feeding with...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 101, no. 1, 1957)

142 pages
...enamelled with all sorts of eie-pieasing flowers ; thickets, which beeing lined with most pieasant shade were witnessed so too, by the cheerful disposition of many well-tuned birds. First published in 1590 (Sidney had died in 1586), the Arcadia won an immediate and long-enduring popularity....
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