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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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 328 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called Le Compte de Gabalis, which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best conditioned creatures imaginable ; for they say, any mortal may enjoy the most intimate familiarities...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account T 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,...the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the Air, are the best conditioned Creatures imaginable. For they say, any mortals may enjoy the most intimate familiarities...
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Notes and Queries

1872 - 676 pages
...— It is strange that so little should be known of the author of this book, " which," Pope says, " both in its title and size is so like a novel that...of the fair sex have read it for one .by mistake." The author was L'Abbé Montfaucon de Villars, nephew of the celebrated Bénédictin Bernard de Montfaucon,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 510 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called Le Compte de Gabalis, which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best conditioned creatures imaginable ; for they say, any mortal may enjoy the most intimate familiarities...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1853 - 330 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called Le Comle de Gabalis, which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or Dtranons of E arth, delight in mischief ; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned...
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Notes and Queries

1853 - 704 pages
...you acquainted with. The best account of them I know is in a French book called Le Compte de Gabalis, which, both in its title and size, is so like a novel,...of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake." — Dedicatory Letter to the Rape of the Loch. This celebrated work was written by the Abbe Montfaucon...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1854 - 352 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,...best-conditioned creatures imaginable ; for, they say, any mortal may enjoy the most intimate familiarities with these gentle spirits, upon a condition very easy...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 352 pages
...acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called ' Le Comte dc Gabalis,' 1 which both in its title and size is so like a novel, that nany of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856 - 356 pages
...acquainted with. The best account I know of them is in a French book called ' Le Comtc de Gabalis,' which both in its title and size is so like a novel, that nany of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 504 pages
...you acquainted with. The best aecount I know of them is in a French book called Le Comte de Gab alls, 9 - WL ?~ ?)k d ; 4b! d B |ǩ l U !`P } ...Q`(t / ' ! o . * ʐ + #o ÌN v _j A Aecording to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they call sylphs, gnomes,...
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