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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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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...quire, Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and n lofty style to make replies, Which he had taught...affect Devotion, duty, and respect, He fairly abdicates wood-nymphs deck'd with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes keep : What hath night to do with...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, 115 Now to the moon in wavering morrice move ; And on...dapper elves. By dimpled brook, and fountain brim, The wood-nymphs deck'd with daisies trim, 120 Their merry wakes and pastimes keep : What hath night to...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...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 wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...choir. 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 ; 116 And 011 the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. By dimpled brook,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...quire, Who, in their nightly watehful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and j@ morriee move ; And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. By dimpled...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...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...dapper elves. By dimple'd brook, and fountain brim, The Wood-Nymphs deck'd with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes keep: What hath night to do with...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 560 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 wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...dapper. The dapper dilteis that I won't devise To please youths' fancy. Sptruer. Shepherd's Calender. And on the tawny sands and shelves. Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. Millón. A pert dapper spark of a magpie fancied the birds would never be governed till himself should...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 15

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...shewed a country village, miirrice-duncing, and peasants together by the ears. Peaeham. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morricc move. Milton. There went about the country a set of morriccdancers, composed of ten men, who...
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