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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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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860 - 472 pages
...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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The Lake Regions of Central Africa: A Picture of Exploration, Volume 1

Sir Richard Francis Burton - 1860 - 572 pages
...spectacle of this virgin Nature and the reveries to which it gave birth. " A pleasing land of drowsibed it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, Forever flushing round a summer sky." It reminded me of the loveliest glimpses of...
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Wheat and Tares: A Tale

Sir Henry Stewart Cunningham - 1861 - 411 pages
...unwittingly wandered a long way from the confines of exact veracity. CHAP. CHAP. XII. Summer Days. " 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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Our Social Bees: Or, Pictures of Town & Country Life, and Other Papers

Andrew Wynter - 1861 - 532 pages
...of Drowsihead : " Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay nasties in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky ;...delights that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetness through the breast, And the calm Pleasures always hover'd nigh ; But whate'er smack'd of noyance or...
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Life in Earnest: Six Lectures, Or Christian Activity and Ardor

James Hamilton - 1861 - 167 pages
...splendid projects, and heroic resolutions. They live in ths region which th '. poet has described : " A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye, And of gay casties in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer's sky." They have performed so many...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 425 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; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer-sky: CfcSTLE or INQQLENCE. Till clusierin|f round...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862 - 538 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 seasons, Britannia, and The castle of indolence

James Thomson - 1862
...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...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 English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...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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Scraps. [An anthology, ed.] by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1864
...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. These eke the soft delights, that witchingly...
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