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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

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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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

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 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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little harles's time jested upon nothing else during his...Boileau, and the best writers of every age, that lountains, or resting on beds of flowers; and could hear a confused harmony of singing-birds, falling...
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The Moon Hoax; Or, A Discovery that the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human ...

Richard Adams Locke - Great Moon Hoax - 1859 - 63 pages
...that ran among them. I could see persona dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, I passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of...waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grewin me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an engle, that I might...
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Literary Class Book; Or, Readings in English Literature: To which is ...

Robert Sullivan - Didactic literature - 1861 - 504 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...fountains, or resting on beds of flowers; and could Lear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 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; and < ould hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments....
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...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 discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for Ihe wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats; but the genius told me there was...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas1 that ran among them. I could see persons1 dressed in glorious habits, with garlands upon their...voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me 1 upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle 1 that I might fly...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...that ran among them. I could se« persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon théir héads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of...fountains, or resting on beds of flowers; and could héar a confused harmony of singing hirds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...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 thiiir heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of...
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