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" The Rosicrucians are a People I must bring You acquainted with. The best Account I know of them is in a French Book called Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its Title and Size is so like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by Mistake.... "
Works of Mister Alexander Pope - Page 112
by Alexander Pope - 1717 - 408 pages
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...novel, that ratiy of the fair sex have read it for one hy mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or Demons of Earth, delight in mischief ; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the sir, are the best-conditioned...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Part 1

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1872
...novel, that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders. The gnomes, or demons of the earth, delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1873 - 600 pages
...Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these Gentlemen, the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they...Salamanders, The Gnomes or Daemons of Earth delight in 1 It appears, by this Motto, that the following Poem was written or published at the Lady's request....
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An Introduction to the Study of English Literature;: Comprising ...

Henry Noble Day - English literature - 1877 - 539 pages
...Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these Gentlemen, the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they...Salamanders. The Gnomes or Daemons of Earth delight in mischief; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the Air, are the best-condition'd creatures imaginable....
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Chambers's national reading-books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877
...Rosicrucians are a people I must bring you acquainted with . . . According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders. The gnomes or demons of earth delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned...
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Faust: A Tragedy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1880 - 460 pages
...was 'to be found in a French book called Le Comte de Gabalis. . . . According to these gentlemen the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they call sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders.' NOTE 1 16, PAGE 138. Incubus ! Incubus ! &c. Incubi, says R. Meldegg, were known even to St. Augustine,...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volume 4

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1883 - 708 pages
...novel, that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders. The gnomes, or demons of the earth, delight in mischief ; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 pages
...novel, that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...salamanders. The gnomes or daemons of earth delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned creatures imaginable....
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Lectures on the English humourists of the eighteenth century: Mit ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English wit and humor - 1885
...novel, that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders. The gnomes or demons of earth delight in mischief; but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best conditioned...
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English letters and letterwriters of the eighteenth century: With ...

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope - Authors, English - 1886 - 552 pages
...novel that many of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they...Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or demons of Earth, delight in mischief ; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the Air, are the best...
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