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British Theatre, Volume 11

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon' small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their port was more than human ; " as they stood " I took it for a fairy vision 351" Of some gay creatures of the element, *' That in the colours of the rainbow live,...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - English drama - 1791 - 66 pages
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon' small hill, PI ucking' ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their port was more than human ; " as they stood " I took it for a fairy vision 35t " Of some gay creatures of the element, " That in the colours of the rainbow live,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1796
...thefublime idea which Milton entertained of a Fairy vifion, correfponds rather with that which the Perfian poets have conceived of the Peries : — Their port was more than human as they flood! — 351 1 took it for a fairy vifion, Of fome gay creatures of the element, That in the colours...
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Bell's British Theatre: Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I ...

English drama - 1797
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their port was more than human ; " as they stood " I took it for a fairy vision 3jt " Of some gay creatures of the element, " That in the colours of the rainbow live,...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots; Their port was more than human, as they stood: I took it for a fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow live, And play...
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Selim and Zaida: With Other Poems..

John Boyd Greenshields - English poetry - 1800 - 174 pages
...them, in some degree corresponds to the description by Milton, in hig Gomus, of a Fairy vision. «' Their port was more than human as they stood.— I took it for a Fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That on the colours of the Rainbow live, And play...
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Romances

Isaac Disraeli - Electronic books - 1803 - 264 pages
...designed by a peri ; this aerial being not resembling our fairies. The strongest resemblance he can rind is in the description of Milton, in Comus. The sublime...of the peries. ' Their port was more than human as the; Hood; I took it for a fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element That in the colors of...
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The Greek tragic theatre: containing Ęschylus by dr. Potter ..., Volume 3

Greek tragic theatre - 1809
...Lady the tvro youths he had seen in the forest, v. ho prove to be her Brothers ; , " Two such I saw, " Their port was more than human ; as they stood " I took it for a faeiy vision " Of some gay creatures of the element " That in the colours of the rainbow live, " And...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 2

English drama - 1811 - 620 pages
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their port was more than human : as they stood, I took it for a fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow live, And play...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 5

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1811 - 698 pages
...vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots ; Their port was more than human ; " as they stood, I took it for a fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That in toe colours of the raiubow live, And play...
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