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" Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields... "
The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ... - Page 77
by Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Soft yielding minds to water glide away. And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude s*/ shape they please. What guards the purity of melting maids, In courtly balls, and midnight masquerades,...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq. with notes and illustrations ..., Volumes 3-4

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...purified by philosophy ; which furnishes an occasion for much useful satire. Warburton. The graver Prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still...roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields of Air. Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind,...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...purified by philosophy ; which furnishes an occasion for much useful satire. Warburtmi. The graver Prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still...roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields of Air. Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...fields of Air. Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph emhrac'd : For Spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. 70 What guards the purity of melting Maids, In courtly balls, and midnight masquerades, Safe from the...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...Soft, yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea ; The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet ; whoever, fair and chaste, Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embraced : For spirits, freed...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In seareh ot misehief still on earth to roam. The light eoqueites The sprites of fiery termagants in flame ehaste Rejeets mankind, is by some sylph embrae'd : For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tes. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in Sylphe aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. What guarde the purity of melting...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - Emblems - 1825 - 352 pages
...This fragile beauty is made the emblem of coquetry, because its flowers seldom last a second day. " The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air." Pope. Tloral imhlrnis . . V. . • to Jj COURAGE. BLACK POPLAR.—Populus nigra. " A double wreath...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome; In search of mischief still...fields of air. " Know farther yet ; whoever fair and chi^t.Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd : For, spirits, freed from mortal laws, with eĽ*...
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Elegant Extracts: Consisting of larger poems

English poetry - 1826
...Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome., In search of mischief...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. . ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits, freed...
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