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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. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872 - 744 pages
...cards. 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...termagants in flame Mount up, and take a Salamander's name. eo Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Issue 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872 - 552 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 Nympbs, their elemental Tea. The graver Prude...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1873 - 590 pages
...has a this, has not been purged and purified by philo- poem 'On a card torn at Ombre by the Queen, 'I The Sprites of fiery Termagants in Flame Mount up, and take a Salamander's name. f:o Soft yielding minds to Water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental Tea. The graver...
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The Principles of Comparative Philology

Archibald Henry Sayce - 1874 - 410 pages
...place in the pronunciation of tea since the reign of Queen Anne is of a similar nature. Pope has— " Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea." —" Rape of the Lock," canto i. (so, too, canto Hi.) * Whitney, " Language and the Study of Language,"...
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The Pythagorean Triangle, Or, The Science of Numbers

George Oliver - 1875 - 272 pages
...and some female ; but the female sex seems to have preponderated."1 Thus Pope:— For when the fair in all their pride expire, To their first elements...aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air.2 The figure of a cross, to symbolise the four elements, formed a disquisition in one of the Theo1...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1876 - 454 pages
...Succeeding vanities she still regards, And, though she plays no more, o'erlooks the cards. For when the fair in all their pride expire, To their first elements...Mount up and take a salamander's name; Soft yielding nymphs to water glide away And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea; The graver prude sinks downward...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876 - 840 pages
...^arj Her joy in gilded chariots, when alive. And love of ombre, after death survive. For when the fair large bestow From large bestow'd, where Nature multiplies...growth, and by disburdening grows More fruitful, which lake a Salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away. And sip, with nymphs, their elemental...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1878 - 532 pages
...cards 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 Maine Mount up, and take a salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1879 - 454 pages
...The sprites of fiery termagants in flame Mount up and take a salamander's name; Soft yielding nymphs to water glide away And sip, with nymphs, their elemental...still on earth to roam; The light coquettes in sylphs nloft repair And sport and flutter in the fields of air." And the contrivance by which Belinda is awakened...
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The Philology of the English Tongue

John Earle - 1879 - 742 pages
...and is enshrined in the verses of Alexander Pope. The following rhymes are from the Rape of the Lock. Soft yielding minds to Water glide away, And sip, with Nymphs, their elemental Tea. Canto i. Here thou, great ANNA 1 whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes...
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