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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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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1859 - 486 pages
...host I blame. The same where the separation is made at the close of the first line of the couplet : For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. The pause is tolerable even at the close of the couplet, for the reason just now suggested, that inverted...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With life

1860 - 485 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. A SYLPH am I, who thy protection claim, A watchful sprite, and Ariel is my name. Late, as I ranged...
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Elements of English Composition, Grammatical, Rhetorical, Logical, and ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1860 - 406 pages
...host I blame. The same when the separation is made at the close of the first line of the couplet : For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease, Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. The pause is tolerable even at the close of the couplet, for the reason just now suggested, that inverted...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 1

Alexander Dyce - 1863
...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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 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. Pope, R. of LI 51. TBANSPOBT— see Passion . On such a theme 'tis impious to be calm ; Passion is...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, with Life of the Author and Notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 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...light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and nutter in the fields of air. ' Know farther yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...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 sylplfs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. What guards the purity of melting...
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The Canadian Entomologist, Volumes 16-18

Entomology - 1884
...realized my discomfiture, and after repeated approaches and withdrawals, it rose on wing, and with " The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair And sport and flutter in the fields of air." SHORT NOTES ON COLEÓPTERA. BY JOHN HAMILTON, MD, ALLEGHENY, PA. Hololepta fossularis Say. The habitatio...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...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 embrac'd : For Spirits, freed...
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Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts

John T. Watson - Quotations - 1869 - 506 pages
...O'er some new-open'd grave, and (strange to tell,) Evanishes at crowing of the cock. BLAIR'S Gract. For spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please. Port 29S GHOST -SUPERSTITION. Matrons who toss the cup, and see The grounds of fate in grounds of tea....
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