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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Listening
 
The planets in their station listening stood.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book VII.
  1
Have ye not listen’d while he bound the suns
And planets to their spheres?
        Thomson.—Memory of Newton, Line 17.
  2
In listening mood she seem’d to stand,
The guardian Naiad of the strand.
        Scott.—Lady of the Lake, Canto I. Stanza 17.
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