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" Or painful to his slumbers: easy, light, And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by his troubled senses: sing his pain Like hollow murmuring wind, or silver rain. Into this prince, gently, oh gently slide; And kiss him into slumbers, like a bride. "
The North American Review - Page 83
edited by - 1846
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The little French lawyer. The tragedy of Valentinian. Monsieur Thomas. The ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...a chair, with Eudoiia, Physicians and Attendants. Musick and Song. Care-charming Sleep, thou eascr of all woes, Brother to Death, sweetly thyself dispose...nothing that is loud, Or painful to his slumbers; eusy, sweet, And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by his troubled senses; sins his pain...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher ..., Volume 3

Ben Jonson - 1811
...thou eascr of all woes, Brother to Death, sweetly thyself dispose On this afilicted prince : i'all like a cloud, In gentle showers; give nothing that is loud, Or painful to his slumbers; easy, swc«t, And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by his troubled senses; sing his pain*0, Like...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 2

1814
...sleepe, thou easer of all woes, Brother to Death, gently thyself dispose On this afflicted wight ; fall like a cloud In gentle showers, give nothing that is loud, Or painful) to his slumber ; ease is sweet, When southing dreams the wearied fancy cheat. ' And as faire purling streams,...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...bodily torment. He is in a chair, slumbering; and these most exquisite lines are gently sung with music. Care-charming Sleep, thou easer of all woes, Brother...showers : give nothing that is loud Or painful to bis slumbers : easy, light. And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by his troubled senses:...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...drooped its headlike a languid poppy. Thi» was Fletcher's charming song : — Care-charming Bleep, thou easer of all woes, Brother to death, sweetly...this afflicted prince : fall like a cloud, In gentle show'rs ; give nothing that is loud, Or painful to his slumbers ; easy, sweet, And as a purling stream,...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...Care-charming Sleep, thou easer of all woes, Brother to death, gently thyself dispose On this afflicted wight; fall like a cloud In gentle showers, give nothing that is loud, Or painful to his slumbers ; ease is sweet, When soothing dreams the wearied fancy cheat: And, as fair purling streams, thou son...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 4

1825
...bodily torment. He is in a chair, slumbering, and these most exquisite lines are gently sung with music: Care-charming Sleep, thou easer of all woes, Brother...nothing that is loud Or painful to his slumbers: easy, light, And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by bis troubled senses ; sing his pain Like...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...begins to flower in the hedges. * Gentleman s Magazine. 14. SLEEP. Care-charming sleep, thou caser of all woes. Brother to death ; sweetly thyself dispose...sweet. And, as a purling stream, thou son of night, Pasa by his troubled senses; sing hi« pain, Like hollow murmuring wind, or silver гашс. Into this...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - Days - 1832 - 1643 pages
...Gentleman's Magazine. 830 827 THE YEAR BOOK.-JULY 15. SLEEP. Care-charming sleep, thou eascr of all woce, Brother to death ; sweetly thyself dispose On this afflicted prince ; fall, like a cloud, In gentle «bowers ; give nothing that is loud Or painful to his slumbers ; easy, sweet, And, as a purling stream,...
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834
...the divine invocation to sleep in Beaumont and Fletcher's tragedy of Valentinian, — Easy, tweet, And as a purling stream, thou son of Night, Pass by his troubled senses. The fine ears of our ancestors discerned a harmony with the vowel e in the sound t, — ai-ee. Poetry...
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