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" A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky... "
The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 134
by James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 89

1822
...describes, was the beau ideal of calmness and repose. " A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was ; dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay castles in the clouds, that pass For ever Hushing round a sommer sky." He is, indeed, the poet of the art, and seems...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...And where this valley winded out, below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely beard, to flow. r with eternal drought. And restless wish, and rave...parched throat c Finds no relief, nor heavy eyes re clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...HOLLOW. (FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OF THE LATE TMEDHICH KNICKERBOCKER . A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky. CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. IN the bosom of one of...
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Sketches of the Philosophy of Apparitions: Or, An Attempt to Trace Such ...

Samuel Hibbert - 1825 - 475 pages
...CHAPTER I. THE VARIOUS EXCITEMENTS AND DEPRESSIONS CONNECTED WITH THE SLEEPING AND DREAMING STATES. " A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that...before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-sky." Castle of Indolence. IN this chapter will...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...And where this valley winded out, below. The murmuring main was heard, and seareely heard, to flow. tgLdMdNd T T eastles in the elouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights,...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence: To which is Prefixed the Life of the ...

James Thomson - 1826 - 234 pages
...out, below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard to flow. A pleasing laud of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye,...delights, that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetness through the breast, And the calm pleasures, always hover'd nigh; But whate'cr smack'd of noyance or...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eve ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights that witchingly Instill a wanton sweetness through the breast, And calm the pleasures, always hover'd nigh : But whate'er...
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...out below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights that witchingly...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 560 pages
...And where this valley winded out, below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that...before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard to flow. VI. A pleasing land of drowsy head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye....pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky ; There eket the soft delights, that w'ltchingly Instil a wanton sweetness through the breast. And the calm...
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