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" Slow melting strains their Queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces homage pay. With arms sublime, that float upon the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way: O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young Desire and... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 20
1823
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 3

1824 - 486 pages
..."trip upon the light fantastic toe," but, like the Queen of Pleasures in Gray's Progress of Poesy, " With arms sublime, that float upon the air, In gliding state, she won her easy way." And did the mind fulfil the promise of the face? Pity it was, that so fair a casket...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 2 pages
...forgive Mr. Mitford for bringing to light the following lines, written by Barton Booth, the famous actor: Where'er she turns the Graces homage pay. With arms...way : O'er her warm cheek, and rising bosom, move 40 The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. " Now to a slow and melting air she moves, So...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...many-twinkling feet. Slow melting strains their queen's approaeh deelare: Where'er she turns, the graees homage pay. With arms sublime, that float upon the...gliding state she wins her easy way : O'er her warm eheek, and rising bosom, move The bloom of young desire, and purple light of love. ¡Man's feeble raee...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

1825 - 648 pages
...Hours." Vagi/ says of Venus, ' She said, And am, ,1, refulgent with a rosy nccM" " O'er her warm neck and rising bosom move The bloom of young Desire, and purple light of IOTC;" GRAY. which is a couplet made up of this passage in Virgil and another. Virjfl follows the Greeks,...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - 1826 - 190 pages
...brisk notes in cadence beating, Glance their many-twinkling feet. Slow melting strains their Queen's approach declare: Where'er she turns, the Graces homage...bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. II. 1. Man's feeble race what ills await ! Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 468 pages
...brisk notes in cadence beating Glance their many-twinkling feet. Slow melting strains their Queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns the Graces homage...bloom of young Desire, and purple light of Love. II. 1. e Man's feeble race what ills await, Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...Slow-melting strains their queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces homage pay, With arts sublime, that float upon the air, In gliding state...bloom of young Desire, and purple light of Love. II. Man's feeble race what ills await, Labour and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's weeping...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 544 pages
...Copido. Horace. ON Cytherea's day, O'er Idalia's velvet green The rosy-crowned Loves are seen ; Where'er she turns the Graces homage pay : With arms...sublime, that float upon the air, In gliding state she wings her easy way : O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young desire and purple...
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The Works of Thomas Gray ...

Thomas Gray - 1835 - 334 pages
...Churchyard ; and the syllables abounding with long quantities. " Slow melting strains their queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces...the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way." And the whole stanza is concluded with the full and stately march of the Alexandrine line : " O'er...
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Works, Volume 2

Thomas Gray - 1835 - 338 pages
...Churchyard ; and the syllables abounding with long quantities. " Slow melting strains their queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces...the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way." And the whole stanza is concluded with the full and stately march of the Alexandrine line : " O'er...
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