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" 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, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. "
New Monthly Magazine - Page 360
1821
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In aearch of mischief still on earth to roam ; The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, (% And sport and flutter in the fields of air." " Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-comical Poem

Alexander Pope - Epic poetry, English - 1798 - 79 pages
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. Adorned with plates

Alexander Pope - 1801 - 1 pages
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd: For spirits,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...Prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light Coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. The description of the * toilette, which succeeds, is judiciously given in such magnificent terms as...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, IQ search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. " Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is hy some sylph emhrac'd : For spirits,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. ' Know further yet ; whoever fair and chaste • Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on Earth to main. The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, -And sport and flutter in the fields of air. " Know farther yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd : For, spirits,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search of mischief still on earth to roam. The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair, And sport and flutter in the fields of air. Know farther yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some sylph embrac'd : For spirits,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...prude sinks downward to a Gnome, In search of mischief still on Earth to roam. The light coquettes hing will please the difficult and nice, Or nothing more than still " Know farther yet ; whoever fair and chaste Rejects mankind, is by some Sylph embrac'd : For, spirits,...
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