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" T' inclose the Lock ; now joins it, to divide. Ev'n then, before the fatal engine closed, A wretched sylph too fondly interposed ; Fate urged the shears, and cut the sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon unites again;) The meeting points the sacred... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ... - Page 108
by Alexander Pope - 1851 - 484 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd ; 1 50 Fate urg'd the sheers, and cut the sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon...points the sacred hair dissever From the fair head, forever, and for ever! Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, i55 And screams of horror rend...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-comical Poem

Alexander Pope - Epic poetry, English - 1798 - 79 pages
...Ver. 147. First he expands the glitt'ring forfex wide T" inclose the lock; then joins it to divide: The meeting points the sacred hair dissever, From the fair head, for ever, and for ever. All that is between was added afterwards. Ver. 152. ' But airy substance.'] See Milton, lib. vi, of...
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The rape of the lock, an heroi-comical poem. Adorned with plates

Alexander Pope - 1801 - 1 pages
...Ver. 147. First he expands the glitt'ring forfex wide T inclose the lock; then joins it to divide: The meeting points the sacred hair dissever, From the fair head, for ever, and for ever. All that is between was added afterwards. Ver. 152. ' But airy substance.'] See Milton, lib. vi. of...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 226

1917
...joins it to divide. E'en then, before the fatal engine closed, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd : Fate urged the shears, and cut the sylph in twain...dissever From the fair head, for ever and for ever 1 ' Yet one dare not dogmatise, for in some cases this elusive vital element which did not exist in...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd ; 150 Fate urg'd the sheers, and cut the sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon...fair head, for ever, and for ever ! Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend th' affrighted skies. 156 Not louder shrieks...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...Ev'n then, hefore the fatal engine olos'd, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd; 150 '*i -. J -.f The meeting points the sacred hair dissever From the...Then flash'd the livid light'ning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend tli' atfrighted skies. 146 Not louder sbrieks to pitying Heav'n are cast, When...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...then, before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd ; Fate urg'd the sheers, and cut the sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon...fair head, for ever, and for ever ! Then flash'd the living lightuing from her eyes, And screams of horror rend the' affrighted skies. Not louder skrieks...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...then, before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched sylph too fondly interpos'd ; Fate uvj>'tl the sheers, and cut the sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon...fair head, for ever, and for ever ! Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend the' affrighted skies. Not louder skrieks...
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La Belle Assemble, Volume 5

1808
...before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched Sylph too loudly interpos'd ? l-'ule nrg'd tiic sheers, and cut the Sylph in twain, But airy substance soon...again ; The meeting points the sacred hair dissever I'roui the fair head, for ever, nm! or everl Li A'o.'v .Jo/iii.— .Yo. XL. Then rluslfd tbe...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...then, before the fatal engine clos'd, A wretched Sylph too fondly interpos'd ; Fate urg'd the sheen, and cut the Sylph in twain, (But airy substance soon...dissever From the fair head, for ever, and for ever! 154 Then oash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horrour rend th' affrighted skies....
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