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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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Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - 1885 - 51 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...roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields of air. Know farther yet : whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind,...
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The Canadian Entomologist, Volumes 17-18

Entomology - 1885
...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 COLEOPTERA. BY JOHN HAMILTON, MD, ALLEGHENY, PA. Hololepta fossularis Say. The habitatio...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes Philological and Explanatory and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1889 - 427 pages
...mischief still on Earth to roam. The light Coqnettes in Sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flntter in the fields of Air. Know farther yet : whoever fair...embrac'd; For Spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assnme what sexes and what shapes they please. 7o In conrtly halls and midnight masqnerades, Safe from...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...of air.1 " Know further yet ; whoever 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." 10 What guards the purity of melting maids, In courtly balls, and midnight masquerades, Safe from the...
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The Works of James Russell Lowell, Volume 4

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1890
...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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Jane Austen: Bicentenary Essays

Jane Austen, John Halperin - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 334 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. (i,61-6) Pope comes out strongly, here and elsewhere, on the side of generosity and love: Some Nymphs...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...Mount up, and take a salamander's name. 60 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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Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Lucy Newlyn - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 397 pages
...it performs. Pope, in The Rape of the Lock, had also made mischievous use of this Miltonic source: 'For Spirits, freed from mortal Laws, with ease | Assume what Sexes and what shapes they please', (canto i, ll. 69—70) Barbauld's poetry thrives on hazy ego-boundaries. In the same way that, in her...
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