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" Night primeval and of Chaos old ! Before her, fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying rainbows die away. Wit shoots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flash expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's strain, The sick'ning stars... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: The dunciad, in ... - Page 223
by Alexander Pope - 1787
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1751
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Chaoi old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...dread Medea's ftrain, 635 The fick'ning ftars fade offth' ethereal plain ; As Argus,' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppreft, Closed one by one to everlafting...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1752
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Chaos old! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. REMARKS. VER. 624.*T7.?# Venal quiet, end &c.] It were a Problem worthy the folution of that profound...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1754
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Cbaas old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flafh expires. REMARKS. worthy the folution of that profound Scholiafr, Mr. Upton liimfelf (and perhaps not of Icfs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne behold Of Night Primzval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flafh expires. REMARKS. worthy the fotation of that profound Scholiaft, Mr. Upton himfelf (and perhaps not of lefs...
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The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope - 1757
...the colours ot Fancy, and damp the fire of Wit, before they proceed to their greater work. , . V7. Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in aflafh expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's ftrain, 635 The fick'ning ftars fade off th' ethereal...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...fundis?" Virg. She comes! me comes! the fable Throne behold Of Nipbt Primaeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its varying Rain-bows die away. Wit moots in vain its momentary fires, The meteor drops, and in a flam expires. As one by one, at dread...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1764
...the Pow'r. She comes ! fhe comes ! the Table Throne behold Of Night Primaeval, and of Chaos old ! 630 Before her Fancy's gilded clouds decay, And all its...expires. As one by one, at dread Medea's ftrain 635 The (ick'ning ftars fade offth' ethereal plain; As Argus' eyes by Hermes' w.ind oppreft, Cloi'd one by...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 578 pages
...fhe comes ! the fable Throne " behold " Of Night primaeval, and of Chaos old ! " Before her, Fancy1 & gilded clouds decay, " And all its varying Rain-bows...expires. " As one by one, at dread Medea's ftrain, " The fick'ning flars fade off th' ethereal " plain ; <l As Argus' eyes, by Hermes' wand oppreft, '*...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...{he comes ! the fable Throne " behold " Of Night primaeval, and of Chaos old ! " Before her, Panels gilded clouds decay, " And all its varying Rain-bows...its momentary fires, " The meteor drops, and in a flam expires. " As one by one, at dread Medea's ftrain, " The fick'ning fiars fade off th' ethereal...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...• " She comes ! fhe comes ! the fable Throne " behold " Of Night primaeval, and of Chaos old ! .*' Before her, Fancy's gilded clouds decay, " And all its varying Rain-bows die away. *' Wit (hoots in vain its momentary fires, " The meteor drops, and in a flafh expires. " As one by one, at...
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