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" What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the life that fills the flood, To that which warbles through... "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Seite 9
von Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 Seiten
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 Seiten
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : T Of smell, the headlong lioness between, A hound sagacious on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the life that fills the flood, 215 To that which warbles through the vernal wood ! The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine, Feels at each thread, and lives...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...it mounts to man's imperial race From the green myriads1 in the peopled grass : What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Band 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...have no image in the language more lively than that of the last verse. " To live What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious, on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the...
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An Essay on English Poetry; with notices of the British poets. [Edited by ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 Seiten
...epithet is a decisive touch, as — " From the green myriads in the peopled grass, What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...it mounts to man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass ; What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 Seiten
...epithet is a decisive touch, as — " From the green myriads in the peopled grass, What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious, on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 Seiten
...it mounts, to Man's imperial race, From the green myriads in the peopled grass : What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam : Of smell, the headlong lioness y between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green : Of hearing, from...
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Notes and Queries

1891
...for speed and sharp sight," and quotes Pope as an illustration, who says : — What modes of eight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain and the lynx's beam. Many older authorities for the lynx's sharpness of sight could be produced. Mr. Francis A. Knight,...
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Two lectures, on the poetry of Pope, and on his own travels in ..., Band 1

George William F. Howard (7th earl of Carlisle.) - 1850
...descriptive as the bars of Haydn's music in the oratorio of the Creation : — " What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green ; Of hearing, from the...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - 1907 - 484 Seiten
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam: Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green: Of hearing, from the life that fills the blood, 21s To that which warbles through the vernal wood ! The spider's touch how exquisitely fine...
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