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" In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless—like that pygmean race 780 Beyond the Indian mount ; or faery elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest-side Or fountain, some belated peasant... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 27
by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pages
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1835 - 450 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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Principles of geology, Volume 3

sir Charles Lyell (bart.) - 1835 - 490 pages
...crowd Swarm'd and were straiten'd; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder! they but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates. It is well known that, among...
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Poetical Works: Paradise lost

John Milton - 1835 - 364 pages
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 558 pages
...that pygmean 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 over-head the moon Sits arbitrées, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth and dance Intent,...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies and Sublimities of Nature; with ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1837 - 488 pages
...sublime Milton—has stooped to celebrate - Those 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. Collins has exercised the powers of his fancy on subjects of this sort, and has celebrated many a witch-told...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1837 - 546 pages
...crowd Swarmed and were straitened ; till, the signal given, Behold a wonder ! they but now who seemed In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs. A few examples will illustrate the mode in which this force operates, is well known that, among the...
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Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland

Thomas Crofton Croker - Fairy tales - 1838 - 344 pages
...M'CLISE, and the AUTHOR. FAIRY LEGENDS. THE SHEFRO. ' Fniry Elves Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he...over-head the Moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course."— B MILTON. LEGENDS OF THE SHEFRO. THE LEGEND OF KNOCKSHEOGOWNA. IN Tipperary...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 6

English periodicals - 1838 - 772 pages
...legends of our northern mythology, with its ' 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 ;—they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his ear. 1 " Two men went on a fine...
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The North American Review, Volume 47

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1838 - 538 pages
...unlike that described in the meeting of another society. " Behold a wonder ! they but now who seemed In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount." At all events, the officers were no fewer...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...• Midsummer-Night's Dream, act ii. sc. 2. Whose midnight revel», by a forest side, и Faery elves. Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the moon Sits arbitréis, and nearer to the earth Intent, with jocund music charm his ear." Wheels her pale course...
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