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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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Witch, Warlock, and Magician: Historical Sketches of Magic and Witchcraft in ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Magic - 1889 - 428 pages
...Yillars' sparkling romance, ' Le Comte de Gabalis.' ' According to those gentlemen,' says Pope, ' the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...call sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders.' The Rosicrucian water-nymph supplied La Motte Fouqué with the idea of that graceful and lovely creation,...
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Mysteries of the Rosie Cross: Or, The History of that Curious Sect of the ...

Rosicrucians - 1891 - 134 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 call sylphs, gnomes, nymphs and * Hist, of Philosophy, ii. 462. salamanders. The gnomes, or demons of earth, delight in mischief ;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 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 i It appears, by this Motto, that the following Poem was written or published at the Lady's request...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 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-conditioned...
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Representative English Literature from Chaucer to Tennyson: Selected and ...

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1893 - 514 pages
...a 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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Selections from Pope's Works: An Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock ...

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 156 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-conditioned...
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Hampton Court

William Holden Hutton - Hampton Court (S.C.). - 1897 - 244 pages
...Mrs. Arabella Fermor, must needs be informed of the gentle spirits who wait upon her ; as that " 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 1 Contes Aforaux, " Le Mari Sylphe."...
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The Rape of the Lock: And An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1898 - 110 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 bestconditioned...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volume 1

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1898
...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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