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" Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm... "
Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative - Page 195
by Nathan Drake - 1800
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Paradise lost, a poem. 2nd Scots ed

John Milton - 1746 - 464 pages
...to the earth 785 "Wheels her pale courfe : they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear : At once, with joy, and fear, his heart rebounds. Thus incorporeal fpirits to fmalleft forms Reduc'd their fhapes immenfe ; and were at large, Though...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. From the ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 608 pages
...nearer to the earth 785 Wheels her pale courfe, they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocond mufic charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thus incorporeal Spirits to fmalleft forms Reduc'd their fhapes immenfe; and were at large, 79o Though...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763 - 670 pages
...nearer to the earth 785 Wheels her pale courfe, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thus poems, are not introduced only to illuftrate and embdlifh the difcourfe but to amul'e and relax...
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Actors - 1766 - 128 pages
...shelves, Trip the pert fairies and the dapper elves," we smiled and shook, and saw the little beings ' Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain,...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course.' His invocation of Cotytto was masterly beyond all these. It was not delivered with awe and humility,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. According to ...

John Milton - 1767 - 376 pages
...nearer to the earth Wheels her pale courfe, they on their mirth and danoe Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thus incorporeal fpirits to finalleft forms Reduc'd their (hapes immenfe, and were at large, Though...
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ...

Thomas Gibbons - English language - 1767 - 540 pages
...nearer to the earth Wheels her pale courfe; they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds f. 9. We mall conclude with fome directions concerning the right ufe and management of the Parabole....
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Of the Origin and Progress of Language, Volume 3

Lord James Burnett Monboddo - Language and languages - 1786 - 502 pages
...For, as a fimile is a Wheels her pale courfe ; they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear ; At once, with joy and fear, his heart rebounds. Book iv 777. He has another beautiful fimile of the fame kind in. the 4th book of Paradife Loft, beginning...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poets - 1790 - 278 pages
...nearer to the earth ygr Wheels her pale courfe, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund mufic charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thus incorporeal Spi'rits to fmalleft forms Reduc'd their fhapes immenfe, and were at large, 790 Though...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...Throng numberless, like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Vhose midnigtit revels by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant...ear; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thu. incorpareal Spi'rits to smallest forms Reduc'd their shapes immense, and were at large, Though...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless; like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side...over-head the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth 785 Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear:...
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