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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 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 arts, Italian souls : soo To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles...
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The Life of Alexander Pope: Including Extracts from His Correspondence

Robert Carruthers - 1857 - 490 pages
...Italy— " To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Poun 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 Life of Alexander Pope: Including Extracts from His Correspondence

Robert Carruthers - 1857 - 490 pages
...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 arts, Italian souls : To happy convents, bosom'cl deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silver'd...
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The popular history of England, Volume 5

Charles Knight - 1859
...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...abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered 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: With a Life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1859
...where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tyber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts,...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

Alexander Pope - 1860 - 485 pages
...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...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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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...her silken sons ; Or Tylier, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls ; 800 To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber...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, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1863
...where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tyber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts,...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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Ephemera

George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton - 1865 - 377 pages
...that Pope ever wrote.* He is describing a journey to various parts of Europe ; and of Italy he says— To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines Where slumber...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 Viceregal Speeches and Addresses, Lectures and Poems, of the Late Earl ...

George William Frederick Howard Earl of Carlisle - 1866 - 483 pages
...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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