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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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1860 - 458 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...move The bloom of young desire, and purple light of love."f The expression of majesty and grace in the movement of the last six lines is wonderfully enhanced...
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Five Centuries of the English Language and Literature: Volume CCCCC of the ...

Bernhard Freiherr von Tauchnitz - 1860 - 468 pages
...cadence beating, Glance their many-twinkling feet. Slow-melting strains their Queen's approach declare; With arms sublime , that float upon the air, In gliding...The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. IT. 1. Man's feeble race what ills await! Labour and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860 - 582 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...upon the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way; O er her warm check and rising bosom move The bloom of young desire and purple light of love. ILL Man's...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 778 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 pay. With arms sublime, that float upon the nir, lu gliding state she wins her easy way : O'er her warm cheek, and rising bosom, move The bloom...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 332 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...The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. Man's feeble race what ills await ! Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's weeping...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 425 pages
...brisk notes in cadence beating Glance their many-twinkling feet. Slow melting strains tbeir queen's approach declare: Where'er she turns the Graces homage...The bloom of young desire and purple light of love. Man's feeble race what ills await * Labour, and penury, the racks of pain, Disease, and sorrow's...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...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...The bloom of young Desire and purple light of love. Man's feeble race what ills await ! Labour, and Penury, the lacks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's weeping...
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The Antigone of Sophocles

Sophocles, Richard C. Jebb, E. S. Shuckburgh - 1902 - 252 pages
...' beauty's ensign yet Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks.' Gray, Progress of Poesy i. 3. 16 ' O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young desire and purple light of love.' 785 f. (- : cp. 1301: so ¿KToVtot (0. T. 1340), - (id. 1411), dvpatot...
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The English Spirit: A New Approach Through the World Conception of Rudolf ...

Doris Eveline Faulkner Jones - 1982 - 244 pages
...moves freely in space because she has achieved perfect balance. "Slow, melting strains their queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces...the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way." Power to move freely in space comes only from a perfect balance of physical forces, whether these are...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
...in his age. Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English dramatist, poet O'er her warm cheek, and rising bosom, move The bloom of young Desire, and purple light of Love. Thomas Gray (1716-1771) English poet Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very...
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