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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, 65 And sport and flutter in the fields... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ... - Page 68
by Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...fuit vivís, quec cura nitentee Pascere equos, eadem sequitur tellure repostes. " Vino, л .IU-H! vL The sprites of fiery termagants in flame Mount up,...with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sink» downward to a gnume, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839 - 814 pages
...prudentialPRU'DISH, adj. jA woman affectedly nice and scrupulous : affectedly grave or nice. The graver prutle sinks downward to a gnome. In search of mischief, still on earth to roam. ljope. Ivot one careless thought intrudes, Less modest than the speech of prudes. Swift. I know you...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 840 pages
...cords Her joy in gilded chariots, when alive. And love of ombre, after death survive. For when the fair o in the Sun : His back was lum'd, but not his brightness...less his locks behind Illustrious on his shoulders, a» ay, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome. In search...
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Das Lied von der Glocke

Friedrich Schiller - 1842 - 64 pages
...to wond'rous height, And in the heavens there hangs a weight. — Wordsworth. Accompany and weigh. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, ' And sip with nymphs their elemental tea Pope. Cost and boast. Now length of fame (our second life) I lost, And bare threescore is all ev'n...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 830 pages
...cards Her joy in gilded chariots, when alive. And love of ombre, after death survive. For when the fair n Salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 826 pages
...cards Her joy in gilded chariots, when alive, And love of ombre, after death survive. For when the fair general groan, Murders their species, and betrays...to luxury succeeds, And every death its own aveng lake n Salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental...
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Faust: A Tragedy, in Two Parts

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1843 - 538 pages
...GARTH. Thus when the swain within a hollow rock Invades the bees with suffocating smoke. — DRYDEN. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip with nymphs their elemental tea. — POPE. A sordid god, down from his hoary chin A length of beard descends, uncomb'd, unclean. —...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 328 pages
...card; Her joy in gilded chariots, when alive, And love of ombre, after death survive. For when the fair in all their pride expire, To their first elements...souls retire: The sprites of fiery termagants in flame Jlount up, and take a Salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 pages
...Her joy in gilded Chariots, when alive, 55 And love of Ombre, after death survive. For when the Fair in all their pride expire, To their first elements...Termagants in Flame Mount up, and take a Salamander's name. 60 Soft yielding minds to Water glide away, • And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental Tea. The graver...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1848 - 642 pages
...expire, To their first elements their souls retire : The sprites of fiery termagants in flame ,rtount up, and take a Salamander's name. Soft yielding minds...elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a Gnome, ji search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And sport...
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