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" Thou, only thou, directing all our way ! To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls : To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines,... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 246
1845
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The Annals of Yorkshire from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 2

Henry Schroder - 1852
...dined." There is a luscious kind of burlesque softness in these lines, " To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines ; To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered vales, Diffusing languor in the panting gales; To lands of singing and of dancing slaves,...
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The annals of Yorkshire, Volume 2

Henry Schroeder - 1852
...dined." There is a luscious kind of burlesque softness in these lines, " To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines; To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered vales, Diffusing languor in the panting gales; To lands of singing and of dancing slaves,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1853
...Italy— To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian...abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silver'd vales, Diffusing languor in the panting gales: To lands of singing or of dancing slaves,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1853
...our way, To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls : 300 To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1853
...our way, To where the Seine, ohsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourhon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls: 300 To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1855
...lon-vivant, and un pen atkee, of the prerevolution times. This was not yet the age of — ' . . . . happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber Abbots, purple as their wines.' Our Abbe is a real, nay a hard student, and recognizes his sacred calling as an obligation to direct...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1855
...bon-vivant, and un pen athee, of the prerevolution times. This was not yet the age of — ' . . . . happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber Abbots, purple as their wines.' Our Abbe is a real, nay a hard student, and recognizes his sacred calling as an obligation to direct...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...our way : To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian...bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple »s their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silver'd vales, Diffusing languor in the panting gales...
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Lectures and Addresses in Aid of Popular Education; Including a Lecture on ...

George William Frederick Howard Earl of Carlisle - 1856 - 128 pages
...drank, and, greatly daring, dined." There is a luscious kind of burlesque softness in these lines, " To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber...abbots, purple as their wines ; To isles of fragrance, lily-silverM vales, Diffusing languor in the panting gales ; To lands of singing and of dancing slaves,...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 438 pages
...ever was for his expedition, he fared forth in the spring of 1764 — " To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber Abbots purple as their wines ; To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered vales, Diffusing languor on the panting gales ; To lands of singing or of dancing slaves...
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