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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 - Page 9
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...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

Electronic journals - 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 ..., Volume 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 - English poetry - 1907 - 508 pages
...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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...mounts to man's imperial race From the green myriads in the peopled grass; 210 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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908 - 564 pages
...mounts to man's imperial race From the green myriads in the peopled grass; 210 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 English Poets: Selections, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1909
...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...
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English Poetry, Volume 40

English poetry - 1910 - 1422 pages
...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 the vernal wood? The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine ! Feels at...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 40

English poetry - 1910 - 492 pages
...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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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice Ebba Andrews - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam: Of smell, the headlong lioness between And hound sagacious accord, And blessed plenty wait upon your board; And let your bed wit To that which warbles through the vernal wood : The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at...
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