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" Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam... "
Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and Ecclesiastical ... - Page 318
by John Milton - 1809
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 1

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1813
...and kindling her undazzled eyes at " the full mid day beam; purging and unsealing her long abu" sed sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance...twilight, flutter about, amazed at what ** she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosti" cate a year of sects and schisms." Mr. Paine's doctrines;...
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The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at ..., Volume 2

Freedom of the press - 1813
...strong man after sleep, and shaking " her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an " eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her " undazzled eyes at...the full mid-day beam; purging " and unsealing her long-abused sight at the foun" tain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the whole " noise of timorous...
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The Pantheon, Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome: For the ...

William Godwin - Gods, Greek - 1814 - 302 pages
...man [Samson] after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...beam: purging and unsealing her long abused sight [this alludes to the story of St. Paul's conversion] at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance: while...
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Scraps

Francis Wrangham - Bible - 1816 - 408 pages
...youth, and kindled her unthizzled eyes at the full midday beam ; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance,...the twilight, flutter about amazed at what she means ;" &c. " Though all the winds of doctrine (he, elsewhere, observes) were let loose to play upon the...
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The rhapsodist; or, Mes souvenirs, an epistle [in verse].

Richard Esmond Comerford - 1817 - 99 pages
...enforce, but will absolutely extinguish ? * "Methinks I see her, (the English Nation) "an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...and unsealing her long abused sight at the fountain itTrain thou thine offspring, mew the generous brood, The future guardians of the Nations' good ; To...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1818
...rousing herselt like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her ' invincible locks ; as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and ' kindling her undazzled eyes at...birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter ' »bout, amazed at what she means/ The hope, however, of realizing, on the grand scale of a national...
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The addresses, speeches, squibs, songs, &c. which were circulated during the ...

R Cullum - Great Britain - 1818 - 411 pages
...purging and unsealing your long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly r-idiai.ce ; while the timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what you mean." A more glorious, a more auspicious opportunity never presented itself, than the present...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1818
...strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks 1 see her as an eagle nursing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam ; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - Eighteenth century - 1818
...strong man after Bleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle nursing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous and...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 13

1819
...rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks; as an eagle muing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the...twilight, flutter about amazed at what she means.' The hope, however, of realizing on the grand scale of a national revolution, achievements answering,...
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