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" Pure as the expanse of Heaven: I thither went, With unexperienced thought, and laid me down On the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the watery gleam appear'd,... "
The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ... - Page 90
1810
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...that to me seem'd another sky. As I went down to look, just opposite 4.6* A shape within the wat'ry gleam appear'd, Bending to look on me : I started...back, It started back; but pleas'd I soon return'd, Pleas'd it return'd as soon with answ'ring looks Of sympathy and love : there I had fix'd Mine eyes...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite 460 A shape within the wat'ry gleam appear'd, Bending to look on me. I started back ; It started back : but pleas'd I soon return'd ; Pleas'd it return'd as soon with answ'ring looks Of sympathy and love : there I had fix'd 465 Mine...
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Élégies de Tibulle, Volume 3

Tibullus - 1798
...down On the green bank , to look into the clear . Smooth lake , that to me seem'd another sky, '• v. As I bent down to look, just opposite , A shape within the watry gleam appear'd , Bending to look on me : I started back It started back j but pleas'd I 'soon...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...that to me seem'd another sky. As T went down to look, just opposite 460 A shape within the wat'ry gleam appear'd, Bending to look on me : I started...back, It started back ; but pleas'd I soon return'd, Pleas'd it return'd as soon with answ'ring looks Of sympathy and love : there I had fix'd 465 Mine...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...thought, and laid me down On the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the wat'ry gleam appear'd, Sending tolook on me : I started' back, It started back ; but pleas'd 1 soon...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
...surprise Eve shews upon seeing herself reflected in the watery mirror, has a strong dash of the coquet i As I bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the wat'ry gleam appear'cl Bending to look on me ; I started hack ; It started back ; — but pleas'd I...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...thought, and laid me down On the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite...back, It started back ; but pleas'd I soon return'd, Pleas'd it return'd as soon with answering looks Of sympathy and love : there 1 had fix'd Mine eyes...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 560 pages
...me down Du the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me scem'd another sky. As 1 bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the watery gleam appear'd, Bending to look on me : 1 started back, It started back ; but pleas'd I soon retum'd, Pleas'd it retum'd as soon with answering...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...thought, and laid me down On the green bank, to look into the clear Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite A shape within the watery gleam appeai'd, Bending to look on me: I started back, It started back; but pleas'd I soon return'd, Pleas'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 660 pages
...thought, and laid me down On the green bank to look into the clear, Smooth lake, that to me seem'd another sky. As I bent down to look, just opposite, A shape within the watry gleam appear'd, Bending to look on me. I started back, It started back. But, pleas'd, I soon...
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