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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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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849 - 574 pages
...yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and fond desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long." Stow, in his Survay of London, 1603, pp. 98-9, quotes from Hall an account of Henry the VIII. 's riding...
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Saint James's Magazine, and Heraldic and Historical Register, Volume 2

Bernard Burke - Heraldry - 1850 - 630 pages
...rough road. But to return to the starting post from this digression. " 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. Thus we salute thee with uur early song, And welcome...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...from 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. POEMS OF IMAGINATION AND FANCY I. HYMN TO THE NIGHT. " NIGHT appears, and anxiety and wretchedness...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 592 pages
...beauteous bride. Uow charmingly Milton has fitted his verso to hi* (abject in the " 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 yonth and warm desire; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale can...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - Ballads, English - 1851 - 332 pages
..."Comus," and adapted to this purpose from the beautiful poem of " I/ Allegro." MAY MORNING. JOHN MILTON. 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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1851 - 282 pages
...leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. Spenser's " Lord ! how all creatures laugh'd " is an instance of joyous and impulsive expression not...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 152 pages
...from 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. HENCE, loathed Melancholy, Of Cerberus2 and blackest Midnight born, 1 The cheerful man. 3 The fabulous...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1852 - 350 pages
...open fa ire ; And Phoebus fresh as bridgroome to his male, Came dancing forth, shaking his dewy hair.' Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. i0 AN EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET W. SHAKESPEARE.* WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd...
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Reddenda; or, Passages with parallel hints for translation into Latin prose ...

Frederick Edward Gretton - English language - 1853 - 152 pages
...from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire : Woods...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. Milton. XLI. Into ALCAICS. Even now, Lucifer, the messenger of day, comes rejoicing from the Eastern...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853 - 376 pages
...from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods...early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. MISCELLANIES. Anno JEtatis 19, at a VACATION EXERCISE in the COLLEGE, part Latin, part English. The...
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