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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 Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 15. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with...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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Reflections on the four principal religions, which have obtained in the ...

David Williamson - 1824
...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 on the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle,...
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Reflections on the Four Principal Religions which Have Obtained in ..., Volume 1

David Williamson - Christianity and other religions - 1824
...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...down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers.—Gladness grew in me on the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 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 delightful a scene. 1 wished for the wings of an eagle that...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 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 delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 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...harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, aiid musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 20

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...such goods, made by them with the consent of the sidesmen or vestry, is void. Aiiliffe's Parergon. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits, with garlands upon their heads, lying down by the ¿id« чл fountains. Addis.-!!. It is pleasant to see a verse of an old poet revolting...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with " a thousand little shining seas53 that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in...garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, 1) ing down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony...
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The Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

Tales - 1831 - 180 pages
...that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that run among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious...garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, laying down by the sides of fountains or resting on beds of flowers; and could hear a confused harmony...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages: Or, The Progress of Human Life

John Evans - Life - 1831 - 281 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 on their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of...
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