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" You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light ; You common people of the skies ; What are you when the moon shall rise? "
A Brotherhood Treasury of English Lyrics - Page 9
1903 - 44 pages
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849 - 708 pages
...of his very curious life has been published by Izaak Walton. To hu M ist roa, the Queen of Bohemia. 1 What are you, when the sun shall rise I You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth dame...
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The Companion: After-dinner Table-talk

Robert Conger Pell - 1850 - 196 pages
...emperor of Germany, because it " came from an enemy to his Eoyal Mistress, the queen of Bohemia." " You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...common people of the skies ; What are you when the sun shall rise ? You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth dame Nature's lays, Thinking your...
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Memoirs of Eminent Etonians: With Notices of the Early History of Eton College

Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1850 - 532 pages
...only on the following stanzas, which were written by him in praise , of the Queen of Bohemia : — " You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...common people of the skies, What are you when the sun shall rise t " Ye violets, that first appear, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the proud...
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The Midland magazine and monthly review, ed. by J.J. Britton & J.N. Smith ...

Midland-metropolitan magazine - 1852 - 676 pages
..." Freedom to worship God!" fthntur You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfie our eies More by your number, than your light ; You common...the skies, What are you when the moon shall rise? Ye violets that first appeare, By your pure purple mantles known Like the proud virgins of the yeare,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 438 pages
...hnben. On his Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia. You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfie our eyes More by your number, than your light, You common people of the skies ; What arc you when the sun shall rise? You curious chauntcrs of the wood, That warhle forth dame Nature's...
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Notes and Queries

1852 - 782 pages
...the eye of day." The word "untaught" belongs to Cowley, as I before remarked in my first letter : " You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth Dame Nature's lays." Sir H. Wotton On the Queen of Bohemia. " While, whisp'ring pleasure as they fly," &c. Wakefield quotes...
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Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners

Robert Conger Pell - 1853 - 252 pages
...emperor of Germany, because it "came from an enemy to his Eoyal Mistress, the queen of Bohemia." " You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...common people of the skies ; What are you when the sun shall rise ? Yoj> curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth dame Nature's lays, Thinking...
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1855 - 516 pages
...little on his poetical talent: they are addressed — "To his mistress, the Queen of Bohemia." Yon meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...our eyes, More by your number than your light ; You common-people of the skies, Yfhat are you when the sun shall rise ? You curious chanters of the wood,...
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1855 - 510 pages
...your number than your light ; You common-people of the skies, What are you when the sun shall rise 1 You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth Dame Nature's lays, Thinking your voices understood By your weak accents ; what's your prake When Philomel her voice shall raise ! You...
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Memoirs of the Marquis of Montrose, Volume 2

Mark Napier - 1856 - 580 pages
...Henry Wotton so. sweetly sung, in the lyric commencing, — " You meaner beauties of the night, Which poorly satisfy our eyes, More by your number than...common people of the skies, What are you when the sun doth rise ? " and who extracted no mean poetry from that rude but eloquent old minstrel Zacharie...
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