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" I could see persons dressed in glorious habits, with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices,... "
The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the Lives of ... - Page 169
1794
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the lides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me at the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers , and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the vings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats; but the Genius told me there was no...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of tinging birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me at the discovery...
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Dufief's Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man; Or, A New ...

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - English language - 1817
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passirfg among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or restingon beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them.. I could see persons...sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers. Gladness grew in me at the discovery of so delighful a scene. I wished for the wings of an '?tigle,...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, failing waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 92

English literature - 1823
...and flowers, and bright with a thousand shining streams that flow between them. We see those persons in glorious habits, with garlands upon their heads,...of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and, like him, we wish for the wings of an eagle, that we might fly to those happy seats, and be at rest....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 788 pages
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little kers in the house of lords both in the declamatory...enterprising, and overbeariug. He hid been bred up in urinals, bridge, ip-doors ,eir way, iped had them. ; myself Id me I t: Take , and tell dost not p,...
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