The Garden Guide

Book: A treatise on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, adapted to North America,1841
Chapter: Section IV. Deciduous Ornamental Trees

Jacopo Sannazzaro, romantic poet, on woods

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O gloriosi spiriti de gli boschi, O Eco, o antri foschi, o chiare linfe, O faretrate ninfe, o agresti Pani, O Satiri e Silvani, o Fauni e Driadi, Naiadi ed Amadriadi, o Semidee Oreadi e Napee.- SANNAZZARO - "O spirits of the woods, Echoes and solitudes, and lakes of light; O quivered virgins bright, Pan's rustical Satyrs and sylvans all, dryads and ye That up the mountains be; and ye beneath In meadow or in flowery heath."