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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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Faust: From the German of Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1880 - 373 pages
...away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In seareh of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes...repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. PAGE 77. What is thy name J Lors le doctcur Fauste conjura le Diable, à quoi il s'efforça tellement,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In seareh of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes...repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. Pope, R. of LI 51. TRANSPORT -.,,-. Passion. On such a theme 'tis impious to be calm ; Passion is reason,...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...earth to roam; " Know further yet; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embraced : and Egmont's Flemish spears. There rode the brood...curses of our land ; And dark Mayenne was in the mids maid«. In courtly balls and midnight masquerades, Safe from the treacherous friend, the daring spark,...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volumes 1-2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Drama - 1882
...Soft, yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, witli nymphs, their elemental tea. The gra\er prude sinks downward to a gnome In search of mischief still...light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and iluiter in the fields of air." Iil the Comte de Gabalis, to which Pope refers, the four classes of...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volume 4

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1883 - 708 pages
...minds to water glide away. And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks duwnward to a gnome In search of mischief still on earth to...repair. And sport and flutter in the fields of air." In the Comte de Gabalis, to which Pope refers, the four classes of the elementary spirits are very...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volume 4

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1883 - 708 pages
...their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome In search of mischief still on eanh to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair. And sport and flutter in the fields of air." In the Comte dc Gabalis, to which Pope refers, the four classes of the elementary spirits are very...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - American poetry - 1883 - 761 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 on earth to roam. The light coqu.-Ues in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. 5791 Pope: S. of the...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - Birds - 1884 - 433 pages
...The sprites of fiery termagants in flame Mount up and take a salamander's name; Soft yielding nymphs to water glide away And sip, with nymphs, their elemental...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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Faust: A Tragedy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1884 - 455 pages
...minds to water glide away, And sip, will] nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks duunward to a gnome In search of mischief still on earth to...repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air." In the Comte dt Calmlit, to which Pope refers, the four classes of ihe elementary spirits are very...
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Composition in the School-room

E. Galbraith - Composition (Literary): English - 1885 - 147 pages
...to express the actions signified by them. 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." According to the present pronunciation of tea, its use is a faulty rhyme ; but in spite of this defect,...
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