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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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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 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...trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting upon beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices,...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...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 singing-birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 3-4

Spectator The - 1853
...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...lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on i>eds of flowers: and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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...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 singing birds,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1854
...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...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 singing birds,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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, passmg among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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 382 SPECTATOR. [No. 159. their heads, passmg among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 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 gar1 This stroke of ridicule is ill-placed in so serious a paper. lands upon their heads, passing among...
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Light from the East: Tales, Moral and Instructive, of Oriental Origin Or ...

George S. Measom - Arab countries - 1856 - 194 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...of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing-birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me at the discovery...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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...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 singing birds,...
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