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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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The Works of Alexander Pope: Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters ...

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...drew near.1 Just in that instant, anxious Ariel sought The close recesses of the virgin's thought : no As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched...lurking at her heart. Amazed, confused, he found his pow'r expired, MS Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glitt'ring forfex...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1890 - 332 pages
...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. 5 Amaz'd, confus'd, he found his power expir'd, Kesign'd to fate, and with a sigh retir'd. The Peer...
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Selections from Pope's Works: An Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock ...

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 156 pages
...drew near. Just in that instant, anxious Ariel sought The close recesses of the virgin's thought ; 140 As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched...lurking at her heart. Amazed, confused, he found his pow'r expired, 145 Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. C The peer now spreads the glitt'ring...
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Lyrical Positivism

Carlee Lippman - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 195 pages
...on the Nosegay in her Breast recl in '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 Pow'r expir'd, Resign'd to Fate, and with a Sigh retir'd. (lII,ll.l38-l46)...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...close recesses of the virgin's thought; 140 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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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...drew near. Just in thai instant, anxious Ariel sought The close recesses of the virgin's thought; 140 As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The peer now spreads the glittering forfex wide, T' enclose...
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Pope, Print, and Meaning

J. McLaverty, Senior Lecturer in English James McLaverty - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 257 pages
...(i.67-8l And a vestige of the Gahalis system remains in Ariel's final withdrawal: Sudden he view'd, in spite of all her Art, An Earthly Lover lurking at her Heart. Amaz'd, confus'd, he found his Pow'r expir'd, Resign'd to Fate, and with a Sigh retir'd. (3. i43-6l...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 553 pages
...assist their knight, Present the spear, and arm him for the fight. He takes the gift with rev'rence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends;...heart. Amazed, confused, he found his power expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. The Peer now spreads the glitt'ring Forfex wide, T'inclose...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - History - 2005 - 873 pages
...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 Pow'r expir'd, Resign'd to Fate, and with a Sigh retir'd. (canto 3,...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...close recesses of the virgin's thought; As on the nosegay in her breast reclined, He watched th'ideas rising in her mind, Sudden he viewed, in spite of...lurking at her heart. Amazed, confused, he found his pow'r expired, Resigned to fate, and with a sigh retired. (3: 139-146) Ariel finds he is powerless...
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