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" To come forth, like the spring-time, fresh and green, And, sweet as Flora... "
Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ... - Page 152
by Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...train of the nobility. Rise, and put on your foliage, and be seen To come forth like the spring time fresh, and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown, or hair : Fear not, the leaves will strew Gems in abundance upon you: Besides, the childhood of the day has kept, Against...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...have mattins saidj And sung their thankful hymns : 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! POEM LV1II. | The ceremony of gains " Maying, and the May futivitia, were once of great notoriety...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 3

1818
...and how'd toward the cast, Above an hour since ;— it is sin, Nay profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! Come, myCorinna,come; and comming markc How each field turns a street, each street a parke Made green,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Books - 1822
...have mattins said, And sung their thankful hymns; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than...on your foliage, and be seen To come forth like the spring time, fresh and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown, or hair :...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1822
...have mattins said, And sung their thankful hymns; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than...on your foliage, and be seen To come forth like the spring time, fresh and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown, or hair :...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 2

New elegant extracts - 1823
...birds have mattins said, And sung their thankful hymns: 'tis sin, Nay profanation to keep in; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than...no care For jewels for your gown or hair: Fear not, the leaves will strew Gems in abundance upon you: Besides, the childhood of the day has kept, Against...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...birds have mattins said, And sung their thankful hymns : 'tis sin, Nay profanation to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day, Spring sooner than...on your foliage, and be seen To come forth like the spring time fresh and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown or hair : Fear...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...hymnes; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in, When as a thousand virgins on this day Spring, sooner then the lark, to fetch in May. Rise, and put on your foliage, and be seene To come forth, like the spring-time, fresh and greene, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...birds have matins said, And sung their thankful hymns; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! The poets of Elizabeth's time abound with similar instances. The door-keeper in Shakspeare's Henry...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in, When as a thousand rirgins on this day, Spring sooner then ah Battle," the whistplayer. " A clear fire, a clean hearth, and scene To come forth, like the spring-time, fresh and greens, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels...
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