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" Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth and dance Intent,... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ... - Page 165
by John Milton - 1795
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Actors - 1766 - 107 pages
...pert fairies and the dapper elves," we smiled and shook, and saw the little beings ' Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated...arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course.' His invocation of Cotytto was masterly beyond all these. It was not delivered with awe and humility,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...Throng numberless; like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain, some belated...over-head the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth 785 Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear:...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses

John Ferriar - 1798 - 314 pages
...Throng numberless, like that Pygmean race Beyond the Indian Mount, or faery elves, \Vhose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain, some belated...ear; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Book i, vtr. 780. count of the matter, however, I believe Scaliger's objection must remain in full...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...impetuous.strength upon the air, had thus exposed himself to instant ruin. NUMBER XI. -Fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated...ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. MILTON. WALLERAN dropt lifeless on the ground, and the dreadful appearances in the vault, the fire...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...sees, Or dreams he sees; while over-head the moon Sits arhitress, and nearer to the earth \\heelsher pale course; they, on their mirth and dance Intent,...charm his ear ; At once with joy and fear his heart rehounds. Thus incorporeal spirits l0 smallest forms Keduc'd their shapes immense, and were at large,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...Throng numberless, like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount, or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant...over-head the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth 785 Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear ;...
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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...air, had thus exposed himself to instant ruin. . NO. XU HOURS. NUMBER XI. Fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth...
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The Poems of Ossian: &c, Volume 2

James Macpherson - Bards and bardism - 1805
...peasant. Par. Lost, i. 780. Like that pigmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain, some belated...sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbtfress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course. " Sons of the mighty," he said, " ye bring...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 2

Ossian - 1805
...Par. Lost, i. 780. Like that pigmean race Beyond the Indian mount ; or fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while uierhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course. "Sons of the mighty,"...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...BELA'TED. adj. [from be and /ai*."]" Benighted ; out of doors late at night. Fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees. Milton, Paradhe lv!. Or near Heetditch's oozy brinks, Jítlíit.-J, seems on watch lo lie. Strip. To...
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