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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 his... "
The Relation of the Poet to His Age: A Discourse Delivered Before the Phi ... - Page 14
by George Stillman Hillard - 1843 - 53 pages
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

James Quin - 1766 - 128 pages
...dapper elves," we smiled and shook, and saw the little beings ' Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...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. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Vhose midnigtit revels by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...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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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses

John Ferriar - 1798 - 334 pages
...that Pygmean race Beyond the Indian Mount, or faery elves, \Vhose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1800 - 482 pages
...thus exposed himself to instant ruin. NUMBER XI. -Fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he...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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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1804 - 480 pages
...revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1805 - 656 pages
...sighs, and, silent, strode away. Mine eyes followed his departure. He dimly gleamed, like the form Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams...and, nearer to the earth, Wheels her pale course. *9 This reply alTounds with the sentiments of a noble mind. Though, of all men living, he was the most...
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The Poems of Ossian: &c, Volume 2

James Macpherson - 1805 - 654 pages
...that pigmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbtfress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course. " Sons of the mighty," he said, " ye bring...
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The Falls of Clyde: Or, The Fairies; a Scotish Dramatic Pastoral, in Five ...

John Black - 1806 - 258 pages
...melancholy of the other lines. END OF THE NOTES. PAIR-/ ELVES, Whose midnight revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course. They, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear; At once with joy and fear his...
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