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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 Pythagorean Triangle: Or, The Science of Numbers

George Oliver - Symbolism of numbers - 1875 - 237 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...aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air.2 The figure of a cross, to symbolise the four elements, formed a disquisition in one of the Theo1...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...with pride; On the rich silk sinks with becoming woe, Wrapt in a gown for sickness and for show. POPE. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. POPE. 'Tis these that early taint the female soul, Instruct the eyes of young coquettes to roll, Teach...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...glide away. And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnotne. te, and not disrelish thirst Of nectarous draughts...Eastward among those trees, what glorious shape Comes pints, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what shapes they please What guards...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 433 pages
...Soft yielding nymphs 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." And the contrivance by which Belinda is awakened is also perfectly in keeping with all the rest of...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...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." The dream-youth tells how the sylphs watch over women, and help them with one vanity to drive another...
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An Introduction to the Study of English Literature;: Comprising ...

Henry Noble Day - English literature - 1877 - 539 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...of Air. Know farther yet; whoever fair and chaste Kejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd: For Spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 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...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. "Know further yet; whoever fair anc chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embraced : For spirits, freed...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes Philological and Explanatory, and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1878 - 480 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...(•$ And sport and flutter in the fields of Air. i Know farther yet : whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd; For Spirits,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...pride ; On the rich silk sinks with becoming woe, Wrapt in a gown for sickness and for show. POPE. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. POPE. Tis these that early taint the female soul, Instruct the eyes of young coquettes to roll, Teach...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1879 - 433 pages
...Soft yielding nymphs 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 nloft repair And sport and flutter in the fields of air." And the contrivance by which Belinda is awakened...
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