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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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 3

1839
...Thompson's beautiful lines, from his " Castle of Indolence," occurred to me, and I whispered to myself, " 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 !" I think it is Fontaine that says, " J'ai...
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The Seasons: and Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1838 - 220 pages
...winded out below, Themurm'ringmainwasheard,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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Alice, Or, The Mysteries: A Sequel to "Ernest Maltravers", Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1838 - 383 pages
...unconscious, it is true, of Evelyn's illness , — Legard departed for Vienna. CHAPTER III. " A pleasing land 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." THOMSON. DAILY — hourly— increased the...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

1840
...the blood ; And where this valley winded out below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...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 Ingtil a wanton sweetness through the breast, And the calm pleasures always hover'd nigh ; But whatever...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...And where this valley winded out, below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. ntermit» Our day's work, brought to little, though...begun Early, and the hour of supper comes uncarn'd !" clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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The seasons & Castle of indolence, by Thomson. The farmer's boy, Rural tales ...

James Thomson, Robert Bloomfield - 1842
...where this valley winded out, below, [to flow. The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, 6. A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that...sky ; There eke the soft delights, that witchingly Inatil a wanton sweetness through the breast, And the calm pleasures, always hover'd nigh; But whate'er...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...And where this valley winded out, below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. ŀ clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 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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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

Washington Irving - 1843 - 361 pages
...and go a angling." THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW. AMOHO THE PATXRS OF TOE LATE Dim/HiCH KMCKKKBOCKEK.) A pleasing land of drowsyhead it was, Of dreams that...before the half-shut eye; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flashing round a summer sky. Castle of Indolence. In the bosom of one of...
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