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" A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky... "
Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ... - Page 221
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The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson - 1802
...The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard to flow. VI. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye;\\ And...in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : - There eke the soft delights, that witchingly Instill a wanton sweetness through the...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - History - 1802
...The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard to flow. VI. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And...in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly Instill a wanton sweetness through the breast,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
...The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard^ to flow. VI. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay castles in the cloud that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky ; There eke the soft Delights, that witchingly...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And...the calm pleasures always hover'd nigh; But whate'er smack 'd of noyance, or unrest, Was far far off expell'd from this delicious nest. The landskip such,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: Collated with the Best Editions:

James Thomson, Thomas Park - 1808
...and scarcely heard, to flow. .'•,-' 1. '•.,,.».«», VI. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And...the soft delights, that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetuess through the breast, And the calm pleasures always hover'd nigh; But whate'er smack'd of noyance,...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 4

Performing Arts - 1808
...atween June and May." " There eke the soft delights that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetness thro' the breast, . And the calm pleasures always hover'd nigh ; But whate'er smack'd of noyance or uurest. Was far far offexpell'd from this delicious nest." Of the butterfly it is said, " From flower...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely beard, to flow. A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clonds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights thai witchingly...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...murmuring njjiu •, a, !, . ar J , and scarcely hemni • taftow. A pleasing land of droway-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And...in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a bummer-sky : There eke the »oft delights, that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetness through the breast....
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-»ky: ' There eke the soft delights, that witchingly Instil...through the breast, And the calm pleasures always hovir'd nigh ; But whate'crsmack'd of noyance, or unrest, Was far far off expell'd from this delicious...
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The refusal, by the author of the Tale of the times

Jane West - 1810
...master of the field .... 356 THE REFUSAL. INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was; Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the sun that pass, For ever flashing round a summer sky; There eke the soft delights that witching!? Instil...
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