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" Celestial odours breathe through purpled air; And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form ethereal bursts upon his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light... "
The Port Folio - Page 217
1808
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...breathe through purpled air; And wings, whose colours gjitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display, The form ethereal bursts upon...his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Tho'.loud at first the pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gaz'd, and knew not what to do; Surprise in...
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - 1801 - 266 pages
...; And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. 270 The form ethereal bursts upon his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Though loud at first the Pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gazed, and wist not what to do ; Surprise...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...breathe through purpled air; And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, "Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form ethereal bursts upon...his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Though loud at first the pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gazed, and wist not what to do ; Surprise...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 424 pages
...odours fill the purple air : And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form ethereal bursts upon...Homer. How necessary to him was the assistance of our author, is evident from a passage in one of his letters, * Warton's History of English Poetry, vol....
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 420 pages
...odours fill the purple air : And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form ethereal bursts upon...Homer. How necessary to him was the assistance of our author, is evident from a passage in one of his letters, * Warton's History of English Poetry, vol....
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...breathe through purpled air; And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form ethereal bursts upon...his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Though loud at first the pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden lie gaz'd, and wist not what to do ; Surprise...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 330 pages
...breathe through purpled air; And wings, whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display, The form ethereal bursts upon...his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Tho' loud at first the pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gaz'd, and knew not what to do ; Surprise...
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The Wreath: Containing The Minstrel and Other Favorite Poems, to which is ...

1806 - 184 pages
...whose colours glitter'd on the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display, ( The form etherial bursts upon his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. Tho' loud at first the Pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gaz'd, and wist not what to do ; Surprise...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806 - 458 pages
...whose colours glitter'd on the day , "Wide at his back their gradual plumes display. The form etherial bursts upon his sight , And moves in all the majesty of light. Though loud at first the Pilgrim's passion grew, Sudden he gaz'd , and wist not what to do ; Être...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809 - 308 pages
...wings, whose colours glitter'd on.the day, Wide at his back their gradual plumes display;/^ v* : ' The form ethereal bursts upon his sight, And moves in all the majesty of light. ' '. s ,'r Though loud at first the pilgrim's passion grew, ' '. Sudden he gazM, and wist not what...
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