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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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Nugæ, by Nugator: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Issue 9

St. Leger Landon Carter - 1844 - 215 pages
... Lock'd then in endearing arms, Together ascend to the jasper walls 205 CASTLES IN THE AIR. A pleasing land of drowsyhead it was Of dreams that...before the half-shut eye, And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky. Thomson. In yonder clouds by sunset gilt,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...And where this valley winded out below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. night. During this interval of suspense and expectation,...man shut his eyes, all kept upon deck, gazing inten clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...this valley winded out below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard to flow. A pleating icial pride. Onward, methinks, and diligently slow, Ihe firm connected bulwark seems to grow ; Sprea clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights, that wik-hingly...
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The Northern Journal of Medicine: A Monthly Survey of the Progress ..., Volume 2

1845
...guest in the Castle of Indolence? there such pleasant revelations have before fascinated the senses. " 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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Life in Earnest: Six Lectures, on Christian Activity and Ardor. 10th Thousand

James Hamilton - 1845 - 136 pages
...splendid projects, and heroic resolutions. They live in the region which the poet has described: " 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's sky." They have performed so many journeys, and...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 8

1845
...splendid projects, and heroic resolutions. They live in the region which the poet has described : " 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's sky." They have performed so many journeys, and...
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Life in earnest, etc. Fifth thousand

James Hamilton - 1845
...and heroic resolutions. They live in the region which the poet has described : " A pleasing lund 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's sky." They have performed so many journeys, and...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...below, The murmuring main was heard, and scarcely heard, to flow. A pleasing land of drowsy-head 1 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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A History of the County of Westchester, from Its First Settlement ..., Volume 1

Robert Bolton - 1848
...the north of Beeckmantown lies the romantic region of Sleepy Hollow. 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. Cnstle Philipse, the...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...HOLLOW. (FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OP THE LATE DIEDRICH 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. ("ASTI.K or INDOLENCE. IN the bosom of one...
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