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" then, began to be, When the first seeds whereof the world did spring; The Fire, Air, Earth, and Water did agree By LOVE'S persuasion (Nature's mighty King) To leave their first disordered combating ; And, in a dance, such Measure to observe, As all the... "
Some Longer Elizabethan Poems - Page 9
edited by - 1903 - 441 pages
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...dancing is a frenzy and a rage, First known and us'd in this new-fangled age ? " Dancing' (bright lady) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, Nature's mighty king , To leave their first disorder'd combating ; And in a dance such measure to observe, As all the world their motion should...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 4

English poetry - 1819
...daneing is a frenzy and a rage, First known and us'd in this new-fangled age ? " Daneing* (bright lady) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, Nature's mighty king, To leave their first disorder'd eombating ; And in a danee sueh measure to observe, As all the world their motion should...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...stanzas of it, which give an account of the first dance in the universe :— ".Dancing (bright lady) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...and water did agree, By love's persuasion, nature's mighly king, To leave their first disorder'd combatting ; And in a dance such measure to observe, As...
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Doctor, Etc

Robert Southey - 1847
...poets deduces Dancing, in a youthful poem of extraordinary merit, from the Creation, saying that it then began to be When the first seeds whereof the...observe. As all the world their motion should preserve. He says that it with the world in point of time begun ; Yea Time itself, (whose birth Jove never knew,...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - Dramatists, English - 1865 - 553 pages
...or, a Poem expressing the Antiquity aiid Excnllency of Dancing:'— LIKE. " Dancine, bright liuly, then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...persuasion, Nature's mighty king, To leave their first disorder'd combating ; And in a dance such measure to observe, As all the world their motion should...
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The doctor, &c, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Literary Criticism - 1865 - 694 pages
...poets, deduces Dancing, in a youthful poem of extraordinary merit, from the Creation, saying that it then began to be When the first seeds whereof the world did spring, The fire, ¡lir, earth, and water did ai:ree, By l.ovr's persuasion, Nature's miglity king. To leave their first...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...am a king although a poor blind boy. 669 THE ANTIQUITY OF DANCING C. GIBBER.. DANCING, bright lady, then began to be, when the first seeds whereof the...observe, as all the world their motion should preserve. Since when they still are carried in a round, and changing come one in another's place; yet do they...
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British Thought and Thinkers: Introductory Studies, Critical, Biographical ...

George Sylvester Morris - English literature - 1880 - 388 pages
...but the movements, now grave, now gay and joyous, of one all-comprising dance. Dancing (bright lady) then began to be, When the first seeds whereof the...As all the world their motion should preserve.” Exquisitely and daintily, and with many a quaint fancy, Sir John describes what his poetic eye perceives...
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Ireland under Elizabeth and James the First

Henry Morley - Ireland - 1890 - 445 pages
...ingenious poem that has wisdom in its wit, '•' Orchestra, or a Poem of Dancing." " Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the world did spring,— The Fire, Air, Earth, and Water,—did agree By Love's persuasion, Nature's mighty king, To leave their first disordered combating,...
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IRELAND UNDER ELIZABETH AND JAMES THE FIRST

JOHN DAVIES, FYNES MORYSON - 1890
...ingenious poem that has wisdom in its wit, "Orchestra, or a Poem of Dancing." " Dancing, bright lady, then began to be When the first seeds whereof the world did spring,— The Fire, Air, Earth, and Water,—did agree By Love's persuasion, Nature's mighty king, To leave their first disordered combating,...
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