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" Whose midnight revels by a forest side Or fountain some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth and dance Intent, with jocund music charm his... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 56
1821
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The Saxon in Ireland : or, The rambles of an Englishman in search of a ...

John Hervey Ashworth - Connacht (Ireland) - 1851 - 292 pages
...are those curious earthen works called Raths, attributed by tradition to the Danes, — " Haunted by fairy elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side...sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course." Of these some are partly sepulchral, partly...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 26, Issue 3

1860
...died ? Yet, a little later, at the close of the first book of Paradise Lost, Milton speaks of •' Fairy elves Whose midnight revels by a forest side...sees Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course ; they, on their mirth and dance Intent,...
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Fairy Tales, legends and romances illustrating Shakespeare and other early ...

Dwarfs - 1977 - 426 pages
...side 1 Thus, also, in The Merry Wives of Windsor— " You moonshine revellers, and shades of night. " Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon, Sits arbitress, and neerer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they, on thir mirth and dance Intent, with...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course ... (1, 777-786)...
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Classical Epic Tradition

John Kevin Newman - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 572 pages
...and critical implications: see above, pp. 86 II. Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on thir mirth and dance Intent, with...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faerie Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forrest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her pale course [1.780-86] Thus from...
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Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World

Stephen Greenblatt - America - 1992 - 202 pages
...that pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount, or faerie elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest-side Or fountain some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon Sits arbitress, and nearer to the earth Wheels her pale course, they on their mirth and dance Intent, with...
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John Clare in Context

Geoffrey Summerfield, Hugh Haughton, Adam Phillips - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 313 pages
...the nocturnal pastoral experiences of his childhood but the May Day world of Paradise Lost, Book 1, Whose midnight Revels, by a forest side Or Fountain...sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Wheels her pale course21 In his Autobiography Clare wrote of the 'religion' of his childhood: On Sundays...
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The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature

C. S. Lewis - History - 1994 - 231 pages
...swart Faery of the mine. (Comus, 432 sq.) (2) Like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faery Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forest side Or Fountain some belated Peasant sees . . . (Paradise Lost, i, 780 sq.) (3) And Ladies of th' Hesperides, that seem'd Fairer than feign'd...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...Dwarfs, in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pigmean Race Beyond the Indian Mount, or Faery Elves, Whose midnight Revels, by a Forest side Or...sees, Or dreams he sees, while over-head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and nearer to the Earth Wheels her pale course, they on thir mirth and dance Intent, with...
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