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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, And sport and flutter in the fields... "
The Modern Language Review - Page 66
1912
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720 - 302 pages
...nymphs, their elemental tea; ' The graver prude finks downward to a Gnome, In fearch of mifchief flill on earth to roam. The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair,': • '-' And fport and flutter in the fields of air. Know farther yet; whoever fair and chafte Rejedts.mankind,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 396 pages
...Nymphs, their elemental Tea. The graver Prude finks downward to a Gnome, In fearch of milchief ftill on Earth to roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And fport and flutter in the fields of Air» Know farther yet ; whoever tair and Rejecls mankind, is by...
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The Jewish Spy: Letters 121-160

Jean-Baptiste de Boyer Argens (marquis d') - 1766 - 390 pages
...Nymphs, their elemental Tea. The graver Prude fijiks downward to a Gnome-, f In fearcli of Mifchief ftill on Earth to roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And fport and flutter in the Fields of Air. It muft be acknowledged, dear I/aac, that it is limply impoflible...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 290 pages
...nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver Prude finks downward to a Gnome, In fearch of mifchief ftill on Earth to roam. The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And fport and flutter in the fields of air. Know farther yet ; whoever, fair and chafle, Rejefts mankind,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 592 pages
...elemental " Tea. "The " The graver Prude finks downward to a " Gnome, " In fearch of mifchief ftill on Earth to roam. " The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, " And fport and flutter in the fields of Air." Befides the delicate ftrokes of Satire and play of imagination...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 600 pages
...their elemental " Tea. " The graver Prude finks downward to a " Gnome, " In fearch of mifchief ftill on Earth to roam. " The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, " And fport and flutter in the fields of Air." Befides the delicate ftrokes of Satire and play of imagination...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea; The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In aearch of mischief still on earth to roam ; The light coquettes...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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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 3

1782 - 516 pages
...nymphs, their elemental tea; ' The graver prude finks downward to a Gnome, ' In fearch of mifchief ftill on earth to roam ; ' The light coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, ' And fport and flutter in the fields of air. • Know farther yet ; whoever, fair and chafte, ' Rejefts...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - 1783 - 322 pages
...Nymphs, their elemental tea : The graver Prude finks downward to a Gnome-, In fearch of mifchief ftill on earth to roam : The light Coquettes in Sylphs aloft repair, And iport and flutter in the fields of air. THE RATE OF THE LOCK, VI p. I JO. THE THE TOILET. AND now,...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-comical Poem

Alexander Pope - 1798 - 146 pages
...salamander's name. Soft yielding minds to water glide away, And sip, with nymphs, their elemental tea. The graver prude sinks downward to a gnome, In search...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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