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" We that are of purer fire Imitate the starry quire. Who in their nightly watchful spheres Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move ; And on the tawny sands and... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 245
1820
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with a'l their finny drove, Now to the Moon in wavering morrice move ; And, on the tawny sands and shelves, 119 Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves, By dimpled brook and fountain brim, The wood-nymphs,...
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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 148 pages
...the wide vessel of the universe—" Chorus to Henry V. Act IV. these of Milton, r " The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move — " Camus. and where, describing the battle of the angels, he says, that the war • " Soaring on...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...quire, Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morriee move; And, on the tawny sands and shelves, Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves, By dimpled...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 5

Sir Walter Scott - 1811
...the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wav'ring morrice move, And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. SONG, by a Bacchant. Bit dimpled broolc, and fountain brim, The. wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies trim,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, US Now to the moon in waving morrice move; Anil on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elvet By dimpled brook, and fountain brim, The Wood Nymphs, deck'd with daisies trim, 120 Their merry...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 807 pages
...quire, Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and nto balls, where, who can tell What elegance and grandeur wid mm rice move ; And, on the tawny sands and shelves, 119 Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...; Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon...And on the tawny sands and shelves, Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves. By dimpled brook and fountain brim, The wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies...
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Letters to Richard Heber, Esq: Containing Critical Remarks on the Series of ...

John Leycester Adolphus - 1822 - 317 pages
...the wide vessel of the universe — " Chorus to Henry V. Act IV. these of Milton, " The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move — " • Comus. and where, describing the battle of the angels, he says that the war " Soaring on...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 383 pages
...stone. A succession of short syllables gives the impression of quick motion : as, in Milton, While on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. The works of Homer and Virgil abound with instances of this beauty, which are so often quoted, and...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...quire, Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon...And, on the tawny sands and shelves, Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves. By dimpled brook and fountain brim, The Woodnymphs, deck'd with daisies...
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