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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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Advanced Lessons in English Grammar: For Use in Higher Grammar Classes

William Henry Maxwell - English language - 1891 - 334 pages
...trees. I could see them lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers. I could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. 628. Long, involved sentences are a severe strain upon the attention. If the clauses are so closely...
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Elocution; Voice, Expression, Gesture for Use in Colleges and Schools and by ...

Sarah Neal Harris - Elocution - 1891 - 188 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 glowing habits, and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and...
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - Readers - 1892
...running through the midst of it, and dividing it into two equal parts. interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. 17. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats; but the genius...
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Selections from Addison and Goldsmith: For Use in Schools & Classes

Henry Norman Hudson - 1892 - 69 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...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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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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...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, falling...
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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 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...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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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 pages
...with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them, /il could see persons dressed in glorious habits with...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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...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 habite, with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains,...
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English Prose, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the side of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and...instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so beautiful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats ;...
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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 320 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...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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