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" The Rosicrucians are a people I must bring you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book, called Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its title and size is so like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by mistake. "
The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes [&c.] by G ... - Page 94
by Alexander Pope - 1835
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...with. The best account I know of them is is a French book called Li Comtc Ac Gabalii. which, both for its title and size, is so like a novel, that many...have read it for one by mistake. According to these gerttlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they call Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 1164 pages
...fi2e, is fo like a Novel, that many of the Fa:r Sex have read it for one by miflake. According to thefe Gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by Spirits...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or Daemons of Earth, delight in mifchief ; but the Sylphs, whofe habitation is in the Air, are the beft-conditioned...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 32, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 406 pages
...them is in a French a French book called Le Comte de Gabalis, which, both in its title and fize, is fo like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by miftake. According to thefe Gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by Spirits which they call Sylphs,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 562 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is ma French book called Le Comte de Gabalis,1 which both in its title and size is so like a novel,...mischief ; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the ah-, are the best-conditioned creatures imaginable. For they say, any mortals may enjoy the most intimate...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797 - 444 pages
...fixe is fo like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by miftake. According to thefe Gentlemen the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits,...Salamanders. The Gnomes or Demons of Earth delight in mifchief j but the Sylphs, whofe habitation is in the Air, arc the beft conditioned Creatures imaginable....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797 - 442 pages
...know of them is in a French book called Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its title and fize is fo like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by miftake. According to thefe Gentlemen the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they call Sylphs,...
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The Rape of the Lock,: An Heroi-comical Poem,

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 146 pages
...acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called ' Le Comte de Gabalis,' which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The gnomes, or daemons of earth, delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best...
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The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. Adorned with plates

Alexander Pope - 1801 - 140 pages
...acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called ' Le Comte de Gabalis,' which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The gnomes, or daemons of earth, delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called Le Comjite de Gabalis, -which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The gnomes, or daemons of earth, delight in mischief ; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 550 pages
...know of them is in a French book called Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its title and fize is fo like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by miftake. According to thefe Gentlemen the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they call Sylphs,...
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