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" The little engine on his fingers' ends ; This just behind Belinda's neck he spread, As o'er the fragrant steams she bends her head. Swift to the lock a thousand sprites repair... "
Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ... - Page 286
by Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 pages
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 702 pages
...instruments ot ill! Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace A two-edg'd weapon from her shinirg case : So ladies in romance assist their knight, Present the spear, and arm him for the light. He takes the gift with rev'rence, an,l extends The little engine on his fingers' ends; This...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1888 - 560 pages
...instruments of ill! Just then, Clarissa drew, with tempting grace, A two-edged weapon from her shining case; So ladies, in romance, assist their knight, Present...ends ; This just behind Belinda's neck he spread, Aa o'er the fragrant steams she bent her head. Swift to the lock a thousand sprites repair, A thousand...
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Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning, Volume 10

Owen Barfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1973 - 244 pages
...kind of soul in the word engine, when he used it in the Rape of the Lock of a pair of scissors : Pie takes the gift with reverence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends. But the others — especially those purporting to be descriptive of Nature — must have felt uncomfortably...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 936 pages
...instruments of ill! Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace A two-edged weapon from her shining case: So ladies in romance assist their knight, Present the spear, and arm him for the fight. 130 He takes the gift with reverence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends; This just...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 260 pages
...instruments of ill? Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace A two-edged weapon from her shining case: So ladies in romance assist their knight, Present the spear, and arm him for the fight. 130 He takes the gift with reverence, and extends The litde engine on his finger's ends; This just...
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A Barfield Reader: Selections from the Writings of Owen Barfield

Owen Barfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 236 pages
...out a kind of soul in the word engine, when he used it in the Rape of the Lock of a pair of scissors: He takes the gift with reverence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends. Dryden wrote: So Helen wept, when her too faithful glass Reflected to her eyes the ruins of her face....
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W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 604 pages
...instruments of ill ! Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace A two-edged weapon from her shining case: So ladies in romance assist their knight, Present...and arm him for the fight. He takes the gift with rev'rence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends; This just behind Belinda's neck he spread,...
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The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of ...

Michael McKeon - History - 2005 - 1864 pages
...160), and Clarissa's donation of the fateful scissors concludes as an epic simile for amatory combat: "So Ladies in Romance assist their Knight, / Present the Spear, and arm him for the Fight" (canto 3, lines 129-30, p. 175). However, the love that Ariel discovers in Belinda, a secretive and...
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The Scandal of the Season: A Novel

Sophie Gee - Fiction - 2008 - 387 pages
...ill they find! Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace A two-edged weapon from her shining case: So ladies, in romance, assist their knight, Present...and arm him for the fight; He takes the gift with rev'rence, and extends The little engine on his fingers' ends; This just behind Belinda's neck he spread,...
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