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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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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 pages
...The Rosicrucians are a people I must bring you acquainted with. ... 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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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 pages
...The Kosicrucians 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 Dnmions of Earth delight in mischief; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the Air, are the best-condition'd...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Essay on Man and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1901 - 105 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 djemons of Earth, delight in mischief; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best...
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The rape of the lock

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1902 - 71 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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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope, Henry Walcott Boynton - Poetry - 1903 - 672 pages
...sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements are inhahited by Spirits, which they call Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes, or Dœmons of earth, delight in mischief ; but the Sylphs, whose hahitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned...
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The Masters of English Literature

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - English literature - 1904 - 423 pages
...the Rosicrucian philosophy, according to which, as he explains in his dedication to Mrs. Fermor, "the four elements are inhabited by spirits, which they...sylphs, gnomes, nymphs, and salamanders. The gnomes and demons of the earth delight in mischief, but the sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the...
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The Rape of the Lock: And Other Poems

Alexander Pope - 1906 - 157 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...Nymphs, and Salamanders. The Gnomes or Daemons of 3 Earth delight in mischief ; but the Sylphs whose habitation is in the Air, are the best-condition'd...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...a very new and odd foundation, the Rosicrucian doctrine of spirits 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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...a very new and odd foundation, the Rosicrucian doctrine of spirits 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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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...of the fair sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these gentlemen, the four elements ate us, Shut from the busy mischief ; but the Sylphs, whose habitation is in the air, are the best-conditioned creatures imaginable...
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