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" Flying between the cold moon and the earth, Cupid all armed ; a certain aim he took At a fair vestal, throned by the west; And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts: But I might see young Cupid's fiery... "
Notes and Queries - Page 203
1867
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The Feast of the Poets: With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1814 - 157 pages
...west, And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votaress pass'd on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. Yet mark'd I where...
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The Feast of the Poets: With Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1815 - 157 pages
...And loos'd his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts: 3ut I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votaress pass'd on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. •yet mark'd...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...West, And loosed his loveshaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts: But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery Moon, And the imperial votress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. Yet marked I where...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - Days - 1832 - 1643 pages
...weet, And loosed his lovcshaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts : But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votrcss passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy free. Yet marked I where...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith, Mrs. Charles Meredith - Botanical illustration - 1836 - 253 pages
...west; And loosed his love shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce an hundred thousand hearts. But I might see young- Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon — And the imperial votress pass'd on In maideu meditation, fancy free ; Yet marked I...
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Midsummer-night's dream. Love's labor's lost. Merchant of Venice. As you ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...west ; And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts ; But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.9 Yet marked I...
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The Romance of Nature: Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Mrs. Charles Meredith - Botanical illustration - 1836 - 253 pages
...And loosed his love shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce an hundred thousand hearts. But 1 might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon— And the Imperial votress pass'd on In maiden meditation, fancy free : Yet marked I where...
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Sketches of the Life and Genius of Shakspeare ...

David Paul Brown - 1838 - 62 pages
...west, And loosed his love shafts smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts. But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon, And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation fancy free. Yet marked I where...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: Midsummer-night's dream. Love's ...

William Shakespeare - 1839
...west ; And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow, As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts ; But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.a Yet marked I...
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An Address Delivered Before the New England Society, in the City of New York ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1840 - 60 pages
...And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts ; — But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the watery moon ; And the imperial votrees passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free. ' But Elizabeth...
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