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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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Thomson's Poetical Works

James Thomson, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 372 pages
...either side, a wood Of blackening pines, aye waving to and fro, Sent forth a sleepy horror through the blood ; And where this valley winded out below,...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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 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 witcbingly...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...blood ; And where this valley winded out below, T he murm'ring main was heard, andscarcely heard toflow 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 Guardian, Volume 5

1854
... instead of rage , Breathing deliberate valor. IDLENESS. A PLEASING land of drowsy heads it wag, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing raund a summer's sky. JAMES MONTGOMERY, THE POET. BT THE EDITOR....
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Odds and Ends from an Old Drawer

Andrew Wynter - 1855 - 120 pages
...Enchanted Lake, or Thomson claim it as the realization of his delicious Land of Drowsihead : " 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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Odds and Ends, Pictures of Town, and Mirth and Metre

Andrew Wynter - 1855
...the Enchanted Lake, or Thomson claim it as the realization of his delicious Land of Browsihead: " 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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...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 specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...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, Forever flushing round a summer sky : There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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Works, Volume 3

Leigh Hunt - 1859
...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, Forever flushing round a summer sky ; There eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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