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" Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning stars fade off th' ethereal plain;... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 184
by Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...The sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus's eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...secret might, Art after Art goes out, and all is night. 640 See sculfcing Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of Casuistry heap'd o'er her head! IMITATIONS....
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...635 Ttf^ick'ning stars fade oif the ethereal plain; As Argus's eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...approach, and secret might, Art after Art goes out, and al 1 is night. 640 See sculking Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of Casuistry heap'd o'er her...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 171 pages
...635 The sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...secret might, Art after art goes out, and all is night. 640 See skulking Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of casuistry heap'd o'er her head ! Philosophy,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...686 The sickening stars fade off th' ethereal plain; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest; Thus at her felt approach,...secret might, Art after art goes out, and all is night. C4O See skulking Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of casuistry heap'd o'er her head! Philosophy,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...sickening stars fade off the" ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, 6" Olos'd one by one to everlasting rest; Thus at her felt approach, and secret might, Art after art goes ont, and all is night. See sculking Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of casuistry heap'd o'er...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...fir' of wit, before they proceed to their »ork. / • As Argus' eyes, by Hertnos' wand opprnt, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...secret might. Art after art goes out, and all is night : 64» See skulking Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of -casuistry heap'd o'er her head ! Philosophy,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1812
...sick'ning stars fade off th' sethereal plain ; 340 As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...might, Art after art goes out, and all is night. See sculking Truth in her old cavern lye, 345 Secur'd by mountains of heap'd casuistry : Philosophy, that...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 58

England - 1845
...The sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus's eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one by one to everlasting rest ; Thus at her felt...Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of Casuistry heap \ I o'er her head! Philosophy, that lean'd on Heav'n before, Shrinks to her second canse, and...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 42

British poets - 1822
...strain, The sickening stars fade off the' etherial plain; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, 537 Closed one by one to everlasting rest; Thus at her...Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of casuistry heap'd o'er her head ! IMITATIONS. 521 Relate who first, who last, resign d to rest : Whose heads she...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...The sickening stars fade oft' the' etherial plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, 6'7 Closed one by one to everlasting rest; Thus at her...Truth to her old cavern fled, Mountains of casuistry heap'd o'er her head ! IMITATIONS. 621 Relate tcho first, who last, resign'd to rest : Whose heads...
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