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" Soft yielding minds to Water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental Tea. The graver Prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on Earth to roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author - Page 98
by Alexander Pope - 1848
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea; The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In aearch of mischief still on earth to roam ; The light coquettes...And sport and flutter in the fields of air." " Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits, freed...
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The Rape of the Lock,: An Heroi-comical Poem,

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 146 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits, freed...
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The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. Adorned with plates

Alexander Pope - 1801 - 140 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd: For spirits, freed...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields of air. Know further yet ; whoever, fair and chaste, Rejects...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 420 pages
...glide away, And sip with Nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver Prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. The description of the * toilette, which succeeds, is judiciously given in such magnificent terms as...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 416 pages
...glide away, And sip with Nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver Prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...Coquettes in sylphs aloft repair. And sport and flutter iu the fields of air. The description of the * toilette, which succeeds, is judiciously given in such...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 334 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. , The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste • Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 328 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light...And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits, freed...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 pages
...glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. i'he graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In e they trusted with their life, A fa\or'd servant, or a bosom wife. Such dear-bought blessings h aud flutter in the fields of air. Know further yet — whoever fair and oliaste ejects mankind, is...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on Earth to main. The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, -And sport...yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd : For, spirits, freed from mortal laws, with ease Assume what sexes and what...
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