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" Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots ; Their port was more than human, as they stood : I took it for a faery vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow live, And play i "
Comus: A Mask - Page 42
by John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...supper sat; I saw them under a green mantling vine That erawls along the side of yon small hill, 495 Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots ; Their port was more than human, as they stood i I took it for a faery vision O f some gay ereatures of the element, That in the colors of the rainbow...
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British Theatre: The miser, by Henry Fielding

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...sat ; " I saw them" under a " green" mantling vine, That crawls along the side of yon' small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their...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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Bell's British Theatre: Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I ...

English drama - 1797
...supper sat ; " I saw them" under a " green" mantling vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots : Their...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 - 1799 - 124 pages
...his supper sat; I saw them under a green mantling vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots; Their...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 - 1800 - 154 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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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...his supper sat ; I saw them under a green mantling vine That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots ; Their...creatures of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow live, 300 And play i' th' plighted clouds. I was awe-struck, And as I past, I worshipt ; if...
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Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - Epic poetry, English - 1807
...Milton copied from Euripides, whose tragedies he is known to have studied with uncommon diligence. Their port was more than human, as they stood ; I...Of some gay creatures of the element, That in the colors of the rain-bow live, And play i' th' plighted clouds : I was awe-strook, And, as I past, I...
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The Greek Tragic Theatre: Euripides

English drama - 1809
...the Lady the two youths he had seen in the forest, who prove to be her Brothers; " Two such I saw, " Their port was more than human; as they stood " I...creatures of the element " That in the colours of the rainbow live, " And play i' tit" plighted clouds. I was aw-struck, " And as I past I wcrshipt." The...
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The Greek tragic theatre: containing Ęschylus by dr. Potter, Sophocles by ...

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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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...his supper sat; I saw them under a green mantling vine, That crawls along the side of yon small hill, Plucking ripe clusters from the tender shoots; Their...creatures of the element, That in the colours of the rainbow live, And play i' the plighted clouds. I was aw-struck, And, as I past, I worshipt; if those...
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