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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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Games and Sports: Being an Appendix to Manly Exercises and Exercises for ...

Donald Walker - Athletics - 1837 - 492 pages
...from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, beauteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth and warm desire ; Woods and...early song, And welcome thee and wish thee long." The late Dr. Parr, the greatest scholar and one of the most influential men of his day, was a patron...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 466 pages
...frighten the game, trespass in the woods, and trample on the grass." " Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! thou dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1838 - 496 pages
...hie mate, Came dancing forth, shaking his dewy hah-.' Warton. Hail bounteous May, that dost inspire 5 Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. 10 AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET W. SHAKESPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1838 - 492 pages
...personifies it as the " flowery May," in his exquisite lines on May Morning : — "See thebrightmorning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east,...throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." The woods, the fields, and the gardens, vie with one another in the gay colours and the sweet odours...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 20

Fashion - 466 pages
...OF TALES, ROMANCES, ANECDOTES, AND POETRY. MAY-DAY. BY WGJ BARKER, ESQ. Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail! beauteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839 - 874 pages
...there is no piece of higher loveliness than his often quoted, yet never tiring Song on May Morning. 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: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839 - 496 pages
...his mate, Camt dancing forth, shaking his dewy hair.' Warton. Hail bounteous May, that dost inspire 5 Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; . Woods and groves...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. 10 AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET W. SHAKESPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd...
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The Seasons of Life; with an Introduction on the Creation, and Primeval ...

Mary Ashdowne - 1839 - 328 pages
...presented to our senses. The immortal bard, enraptured with the prospect, thus introduces the theme : — " Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose." The Spring is now replete with joy. The freshness of the crystal dews, the cessation of sunny showers,...
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The jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 1839 - 352 pages
...love thee, dearest, much Lov'd I not honour more. LOVELACK. 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 9

1839 - 880 pages
...from her green lap throw The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail ! bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire : Woods...boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early sung, And welcome thse and wish thee long." In their own sphere, the verses with which Burns begins...
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