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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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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...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 side of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...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 side of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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Specimens of Narration

William Tenney Brewster - English language - 1895 - 209 pages
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little 15 shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of sing- 20 ing birds,...
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Specimens of Narration

William Tenney Brewster - English language - 1895 - 209 pages
...of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of sing- 20 ing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of sodelighiful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats...
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Specimens of Narration

William Tenney Brewster - English language - 1895 - 209 pages
...glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of sing- 20 ing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon...
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Macmillan's course of French composition. 2nd course. [With] Teacher's and ...

George Eugène Fasnacht - 1897
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a 20 thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and I could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human 25 voices, and musical instruments....
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School Reading by Grades: First [-eighth] Year

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...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 dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon 5 their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the side of fountains, or resting on beds of...
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School Reading by Grades: Eighth Year

James Baldwin - Readers - 1897 - 240 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 dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon 5 their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the side of fountains, or resting on beds of...
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The Spectator: no. 81-169; June 2, 1711-Sept. 13, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...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...instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so de lightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats...
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The Spectator: no. 81-169; June 2, 1711-Sept. 13, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...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...instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so de lightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats...
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