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" Lull'd the weak bosom, and induced ease, Aerial music in the warbling wind, At distance rising oft by small degrees, Nearer and nearer came, till o'er the trees It hung, and breath'd such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas! "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 290
1819
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The World's Best Poetry: Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The ...

English poetry - 1904 - 542 pages
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908 - 562 pages
...hung and breathed such soul-dissolving airs As did, alas ! with soft perdition please: 250 Intangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind; Full easily obtained: behoves no more 255 But sidelong to the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - English poetry - 1908 - 550 pages
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart forgot all duties and all cares. XL A certain music, never known before, Here soothed the pensive melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained....
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 1176 pages
...certain music, never known before, ' Here lulled the pensive melancholy mind, Full easily obtained. well-tuned instrument reclined; From which with airy flying fingers light, Beyond each mortal touch...
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Old English Instruments of Music: Their History and Character

Francis William Galpin - Musical instruments - 1910 - 516 pages
...^olian Harp as the musical instrument of his Castle of Indolence (1746). For it required no effort, But sidelong, to the gently waving wind To lay the well-tun'd instrument reclined ; From which, with airy flying fingers light, Beyond each mortal touch the most refined The...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

English poetry - 1912 - 572 pages
...certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind; Full easily obtained. Behoves no more, But sidelong to the gently- waving wind To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined; From which, with airy flying fingers light, Beyond each mortal touch...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 412 pages
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs, As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the...
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Poems on Several Occasions: Written in the Eighteenth Century

Kathleen Winifred Campbell - Poetry - 1926 - 220 pages
...in its enchanting Snares, The listening Heart forgot all Duties and all Cares. XL A certain Musick, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive melancholy...easily obtain'd. Behoves no more, But sidelong, to the gently-waving Wind, To lay the well-tun'd Instrument reclin'd ; From which, with airy flying Fingers...
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Poems on Several Occasions: Written in the Eighteenth Century

Kathleen Winifred Campbell - Poetry - 1926 - 220 pages
...hung, and breath'd such Soul-dissolving Airs, As did, alas ! with soft Perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting Snares, The listening Heart forgot all Duties and all Cares. XL A certain Musick, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive melancholy Mind ; Full easily obtain'd....
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Heath Readings in the Literature of England

Tom Peete Cross, Clement Tyson Goode - English literature - 1927 - 1432 pages
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving airs As did, alas! with soft perdition please: 115 Intangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart...all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here soothed the pensive melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behoves no moVe, 120 But sidelong to the...
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