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" MORNING. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth,... "
The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ... - Page 393
1896 - 1178 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826 - 360 pages
...mischance or blame Atropos for Lucina came; And with remorseless cruelty Hail bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth and warm desire ; Woods and...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. X. ON SHAKESPEAR. 1630. WHAT needs my Shakespear for his honour'd bones The labour of an age in piled...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868 - 846 pages
...excellence, there is no piece of hi loveliness than his often quoted, yet n tiring Song on May Morning. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826 - 882 pages
...there is no piece of higher loveliness than his often quoted, yet never tiring Song on May Morning. tious and affecting. A fresb dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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The Companion, Volume 1

1828 - 482 pages
...and beautiful as the season used to be. You see the colour in her cheek. Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ! Woods and groves are of thy dressing; Hill, and dale,...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 600 pages
...great classic, than as a selection from his works. SONG ON MAY MORNING. Now the bright Morning-star, Day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 354 pages
...frcm her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose; Hail ! bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and warm desire; Woods and...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. Milton. MXLIII. A prison is the grave of the living, where they are shut up from the world and their...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 3

Laconics - 1829 - 352 pages
...by several climates and degrees in their ways of thinking and conversing together—Jjddison. MXLII. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...cowslip and the pale primrose; Hail! bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and warm desire; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1829 - 512 pages
...from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrosc. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods...early song. And welcome thee, and wish thee long. This song is said still to be sung on the top of one of the colleges in Oxford, every May morning at...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1831 - 478 pages
...of Gloucester, on the 22nd of July, 1816. St. George, St. Andrew, St. Patrick, and St. David. MA Y. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing. Hill and dale...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832 - 354 pages
...faire ; And Phoebus fresh as bridgroome to his mate, Came dancing forth, shaking his dewy hair.' Wartm. Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. 10 AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET VV. SHAKESPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd...
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