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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

1840
...; 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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...quire, Who, in their nighlly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove. Now to the Moon...morrice move ; And, on the tawny sands and shelves, Trip tlie pert faeries and the dapper elves, By dimpled brook awd fountain brim, Tho wood-nymphs, deck'd...
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Chromatography; Or, A Treatise on Colours and Pigments: And of Their Powers ...

George Field - 1841 - 424 pages
...reed, How Nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom, extracting liquid sweets." " And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves." Contrasted, &c. " No ivory work my halls infold, Nor arched ceilings gleaming gold; MILTON. Idem. Nor...
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A Summer Journey in the West

Eliza R. Steele - 1841 - 278 pages
...hideous. Alas I fear the 'mincing dryades' with high crowned hats, are all departed and no more " On the tawny sands and shelves, Trip the pert fairies, and the dapper elves." Albany appears at great advantage seated upon a side hill, presenting a mass of imposing buildings...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...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...fairies and the dapper elves. By dimpled brook and fountain-brim, The wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes keep : What...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 pages
...rushy brook, Or on the beached margent of the sea, To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind. ' * On the tawny sands and shelves, Trip the pert fairies,...dapper elves, By dimpled brook and fountain brim, The wood-nymphs deckt with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes keep, What has night to do with...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...quire, Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swifl round the months and years. The sounds and Looking on the Earth, with approbation marks The just man, shrives, Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves, By dimpled brook and fountain brim, The wood-nymphs,...
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The Living Age, Volume 279

1913
.... . 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...move: And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pet fairies and the dapper elves." Was ever witchery more irresistible? It needed all Milton's own...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 19

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...the fomy waves drilling hisy/шу droue. Spenser. Faerie Qtteeite, book iii. can. 8. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move. Milton. Connu, L 115. It is palmipedous, or fin-f anted, like swns and geese. Sir Thomas Urown. Vulgar...
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The Union magazine, Volume 1

1846
...baseness of mortal association than these heavenly bodies ? Even " The sounds and seas, and all the finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move,...shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves." And whispers the Enchanter, " The wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes...
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