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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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Translations [of poems, in various languages] by lord Lyttelton and W.E ...

1863
...Trepire\\ofiev erewv cf>vydSa<; fifjva<; ayovmv. i Vide Blomf. nd JF.scti. Prom. 193. The sounds and seas with all their finny drove Now to the moon in...: And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert faeries and the dapper elves : By dimpled brook and fountain brim The wood-nymphs, decked with daisies...
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Miltoni Comus

John Milton - 1863 - 121 pages
...fitjvaч af/ovcriv. \ipAveч, тropвfioí т', alo\ó<pv\oí т i%вveч %&tj fiapfjiapiryaîcriv 140 And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies...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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - 1863 - 2409 pages
...d'amour. Il accourt déguisé en prêtre: Se peut-il qu'un mélange mortel d'argile terrestre — exhale And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. Al last a sort and solemn breathing Sound Rose like a steam of rich distilled perfumes, And stole upon...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - 2000 - 392 pages
...Sphears, Lead in swift round the Months and Years. The Sounds, and Seas with all their finny drove us Now to the Moon in wavering Morrice move, And on the...dapper Elves; By dimpled Brook, and Fountain brim, The Wood-Nymphs deckt with Daisies trim, 120 Their merry wakes and pastimes keep: What hath night to do...
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The Journal of Education, Volume 23; Volume 33

1901
...winding Rhine. (Byron. ) Lowly Thais sits beside thee : Take the good the gods provide thee. (Dryden.) And on the tawny sands and shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. (Milton.) He that hath found some fledged bird's nest may know At first sight if the bird be flown....
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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, decked with daisies trim, Their merry wakes and pastimes keep: What...
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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - 1982 - 554 pages
..."with a charming-rod in one hand," and speaks a passage that includes the following: "The sounds and seas with all their finny drove/ Now to the moon in...shelves/ Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves" (11. 115-18). 49.16/50.7 AND NO MORE TURN ASIDE AND BROOD From Yeats's pOCITi "Who Goes with Fergus?"...
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Macbeth and the Players

Dennis Bartholomeusz - 1969 - 318 pages
...Miltonic grandeur, in Comus, he 'made darkness', says John Hill. Later, when Quin came to The Sounds, and Seas with all their finny drove Now to the Moon in wavering Morrice move, the audience in the theatre 'saw the curled waves break in upon the calm repose of night, and the peaceful...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
.... . . Meanwhile, welcome joy and feast, Midnight shout and revelry, Tipsy dance and jollity. . . . Now to the moon in wavering morrice move, And on the...shelves Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves. CHIL II.— O By dimpled brook and fountain brim The wood-nymphs, deck'd with daisies trim, Their merry...
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What is Dance?: Readings in Theory and Criticism

Roger Copeland, Marshall Cohen - 1983 - 582 pages
...Quire Who in their nightly watchfull Sphears, Lead in swift round the Months and Years. The Sounds, and Seas with all their finny drove Now to the Moon in wavering Mortice move. The notion of the seas dancing is not Milton's but is an inherited commonplace. Here...
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