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" Lycidas ? For neither were ye playing on the steep, Where your old bards, the famous Druids, lie, Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream. Ay me, I fondly dream ! Had ye been there... "
P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolicorum Eclogæ Decem: The Bucolicks of Virgil, with ... - Page 305
by Virgil - 1820 - 336 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788 - 628 pages
...remorseless deep Clos'd o'er the head of your lov'd Lycidas ? For neither were ye playing on the steep, 51 Where your old bards, the famous Druids, lie, Nor...shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wisard stream i 55 Ay me ! I fondly dream Had ye been there, for what could-that have done ? What could...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 1

Bards and bardism - 1803 - 350 pages
...favourite poetical idea, Virgil has copied from Theocritus, and Milton has very happily imitated from both. Where were ye, nymphs ! when the remorseless deep...high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream.* Having now treated fully of Ossian's talents, with' respect to description and imagery, it only remains...
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The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805 - 648 pages
...nymphs, when the remorseless deep Closed o'er the head of your loved Lycidas f For neither were you playing on the steep, Where your old bards, the famous...high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream ; Ay me ! I fondly dream ! Had ye been there, for what could that have done ? The resemblance is such,...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. To which are prefixed ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1805 - 262 pages
...head of your lov'd Lycidas ? Tor neither were ye playing on the steep V here ; our old bards, the fai famous druids, lie; Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Utva spreads her wizard stream j. Having now treated fully of Ossian's talents with respect to description...
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The poems of Ossian, tr. by J. Macpherson. Blair's critical ..., Volume 1

Ossian - 1806 - 366 pages
...favourite poetical idea, Virgil has copied from Theocritus, and Milton has very happily imitated from both. Where were ye, nymphs ! when the remorseless deep...high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream.* Having now treated fully of Ossian's talents, with respect to description and imagery, it only remains...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 420 pages
...vales divides.f Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep Clos'd o'er the head of yourlov'd Lycidas? For neither were ye playing on the steep...high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream.^ The mention of places remarkably romantic, the supposed habitation of Druids, bards, and wizards, is...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 550 pages
...remorfelefs deep Clos'd o'er the head of your lov'd Lycidas I For neither were ye playing on the fteep 'Where your old bards, the famous Druids lie ; Nor...on the Shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva fpreads her ivizard ftream. LYCIDAS. The The mention of places remarkably romantic, the fuppofed habitations...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 416 pages
...names. Our muses have seldom been playing on the steep Where our old bards, the famous Druids, lie,f Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wisard stream.}; Milton, * Dodsley's Miscellanies, Vol. VI. p. 327. f Supposed to be a place in the...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...first the white thorn blows ; Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherds' ear. Where were ye,Nymphs,when the remorseless deep Clos'd o'er the head of your...shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wisard stream : Ay me ! I fondly dream Had ye been there, for what could that have done ? What could...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807 - 402 pages
...Milton's Lycidas : Where were ye, nymphs, when the remorseless deep Clos'd o'er the bead of your 1ov'd Lycidas ? For neither were ye playing on the steep,...high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream.. Among these wild scenes, " Deva's wizard stream" is admirably imaged ; by this one word, presenting...
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