The young maidens were generally of pleasing features, and graceful as sylphs in form.
"The Sylphs of the Seasons and other Poems" was published in 1813.
Pollution of the atmosphere is a horror to the sylphs and deeply resented.
The sylphs, pitying his miserable state, exiled him to a bower of woodbine.
The sylphs have a large share in the fascination of Belinda.
Belinda leads a life of vanity, and the sylphs are the ministers of vanity.
No sylphs of the air, no trancing music out of the waters now!
In like manner exist the undines in water, sylphs in air, and salamanders in fire.
The sylphs are warned by omens that some misfortune impends; but they don't know what.
The sylphs and naiads and dryads had already gone out of business.