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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 American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 295 pages
...fruits and flowers, an;l interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among; th:-m. 15. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits, with garlands" upon their heads, p;issing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers; tind...
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Shakspeare's Seven Ages of Man: Or, The Progress of Human Life. Illustrated ...

John Evans - Life - 1834 - 252 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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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 1 could see persons dressed in glorious habits with...beds of flowers; and could hear a confused harmony of singing-birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instru ments. Gladness grew in me upon the...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...innumerable islands, that were covered •with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with л thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing amonÁ the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers; and could hear...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 30. I could' see persons dressed in glorious habits, with...falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. 31. 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 Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little Latin by the same word" I shall conclude this topic...of Blenheim House, being the figure of a monstr @y hannonv of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me...
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Exercises on the German grammar

Franz C F. Demmler - 1842
...thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 1 could see persons dressed in glorious habits,15 with garlands upon their heads, passing among the...lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on 18 Say, whether perhaps, Weift/ &c. The verb in the instead of whether or no. indicative mood. It is,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 22

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1843
...fruits and flowers, and ' interwoven with shining seas that ran among them,' were seen * innumerous persons, dressed in glorious habits, with garlands...of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ;' and there was a confused harmony of singing-birds, fulling waters, human voices, and musical instruments....
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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 30. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits, with...falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. 31. Gladness grew in me at the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle,...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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...hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling water?, human voices, nnd musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful...
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