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" A thousand wings, by turns, blow back the hair; And thrice they twitched the diamond in her ear: Thrice she looked back, and thrice the foe drew near. Just in that instant, anxious Ariel .sought The close recesses of the Virgin's thought: As, on the nosegay... "
The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ... - Page 9076
by Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 pages
...The close recesses of the virgin's thought : As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he viewed, in spite...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfex wide To enclose...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...The close recesses of the virgin's thought : As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he viewed, in spite...all her art, An earthly lover lurking at her heart. r. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watch'd the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her art, An earthly lover lurking...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resign' d to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads theglittering f orfex wide, To enclose...
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The Literature of Society, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1862
...As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her art, An earthly lover lurking at her heart. Amaz'd, confus'd, he found his power expir'd ; Resign'd to fate, and, with a sigh, retired.' Among...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1863
...As on the nosegay in her breast reclin'd, He watch'd th' ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her art, An earthly lover lurking at her heart. Amaz'd, confus'd he found his power expir'd, Resign'd to fate, and with a sigh retir'd. The peer now...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...in her ear ; Thrice she drew back and thrice the foe drew near. Just in that instant, anxious Ariel2 sought The close recesses of the virgin's thought...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. 1 Nisus died because his daughter Scylla had pulled out...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 pages
...As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watch'd the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her art, An earthly lover lurking...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired ; Resign' d to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfez wide, To inclose...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watch'd the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her art, An earthly lover lurking...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Besign'd to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfex wide, To inclose...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - English literature - 1868 - 529 pages
...The close recesses of the virgin's thought : As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched the ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he viewed, in spite...and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfex wide To enclose the lock ; now joins it, to divide. E'en then, before the fatal engine...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 pages
...The close recesses of the virgin's thought: As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched the ideas rising in her mind. Sudden he viewed, 'in spite...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Besigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfex wide To enclose...
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