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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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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...duties and all cares. A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; 65 Full easily obtain'd. Behoves no more, But sidelong,...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, 70...
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The poetical works of James Thomson, ed. with a critical mem. by W.M. Rossetti

James Thomson - 1880
...hung, and breathed such soul-dissolving air. , As did, alas ! with soft perdition please : Entangled deep in its enchanting snares, The listening heart forgot all duties and all cares. 40. A certain music, never known before, Here lulled the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained....
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The poetical works of James Thomson, James Beattie, Gilbert West and John ...

James Thomson - 1881 - 436 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...easily obtain'd. Behoves no more, But sidelong, to the gently-waving wind, To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined ; From which, with airy flying fingers...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1882 - 694 pages
...It 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. 40 A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtain'd....
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Music in Song, from Chaucer to Tennyson: Being a Selection of Extracts ...

Music - 1883 - 128 pages
...His numbers raised a shade from Hell, Hers lift the soul to Heaven. Pore. THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. CERTAIN Music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained : behoves no more, But side-long to the gently- waving wind, To lay the well-tuned instrument...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1889
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey : — " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined,...
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The Famous Allegories

James Baldwin - Allegories - 1893 - 304 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...lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behooves no more, But sidelong, to the gently waving wind, To lay the well-tuned instrument...
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The Household Poetry Book: An Anthology of English-speaking Poets from ...

Aubrey De Vere - English poetry - 1909 - 292 pages
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1896
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey : — " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Full easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned instrument reclined,...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey, David Masson - 1896
...year of the poet's death. The following is the stanza of the poem referred to by De Quincey :— " A certain music, never known before, Here lull'd the pensive, melancholy mind ; Pull easily obtained. Behoves no more But sidelong to the gently-waving wind To lay the well-tuned...
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