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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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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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...roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields of Air. NOTES. Ver. 47. As now your own, $c.] The Poet here...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...O'er some new-open'd grave, and (strange to tell,) Evanishes at crowing of the cock. BLAIR'S Grave. 6. For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. 7. Matrons who toss the cup, and see The grounds of fate in grounds of tea. CHURCHILL. 8. A horrid...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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...repair, 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 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...fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embraced : For, spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please....
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1906
...assume, or both. And Pope in ' The Rape of the Lock ' make» lis Ariel say something similar : — For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. In Gazette's 'Diable Amoureux' Beelzebub is in the form of a woman ; and when Sivav and Vishnu visited...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...deep. — Why, so can I, or so can any man; But will they come, when you do call for them? Shakspere. For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. Pope. Take thou the poet's counsel to thy heart: Question thy spirit, make its wisdom thine — Shut...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1854
...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 embrac'd : For spirits, freed...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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...fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embraced: For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with memoir, critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856
...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...repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. r ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste I Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embraced : For spirits,...
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