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" Night primeval and of Chaos old ! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning stars... "
The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures - Page 185
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 pages
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the j'ower. She comes ! ihe comes ? the f.ible Throne behold Of Night Primeval, and of ClnosolJ ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die .iway. Wit (hoots in vain its momentary fires> Tlie meteor drops, and in a flaln expirei. As one by...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...obeys the pow'r. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Tight primeval, and of Chaos old 1 630 Before her Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, 635 The sick'ning stars fade off the ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1806
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit fhoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flafh expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ...

Alexander Pope - 1806
...the Pow'r. She comes ! flic comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primeval, and of Chaos old ! 63* Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit moots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flam expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., in Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Joseph Warton - 1806
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primeval, and of Chaos old ! 63 e Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit fhoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flafh expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...,s'-"' r,rg. She comes ! she comes ! the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sickening stars fade off the' etherial plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd one...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...the pow'r. She comes ! she comes ! the sable tbrone hehold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, 686 The sickening stars fade off th' ethereal plain; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand opprest, Clos'd...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...obeys the pow'r. She comes! she comes I the sable throne behold Of Night primeval, and of Chaos old ! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sickening stars fade off the" ethereal plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppress'd, 6" Olos'd...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...greater expense of her virtue to entrance than barely to quiet. SCRIBL. Before her, fancy's gilded clonds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit...The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by ono at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning stars fade off th' ether'al plain ; As Argus' eyes, by Hermes'...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...reminded of an Apostle's assertion, " When I became a man, I put away childish things." Before him fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows...fires ; The meteor drops, and in a flash expires." Jones (of Nayland,) in a note to Bishop Horne's character of Voltaire, says of him, that, " By making...
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