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" Fruitless embraces ; or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1382
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 2693 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...live, to live. Dryd. Pal. & Arc. VINE. See Embraces. They led the Vine To wed her Elm : She, fpous'd, about him twines, Her marriageable Arms ; and with her brings Her Dower, th'adopted Clufters, to adorn His barren Leaves. Milt. Th'afpiring Vines Embrace their Husband Elms...
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...tender Vine In circling Folds the married Elm entwine. They led the Vine Towed her Elm : She, fpous'd, about him twines Her marriageable Arms, and with her brings Her Dower, th' adopted Clutters, to adorn His barren Leaves. Th'afpiring Vines Embrace their Hofband Elms in am'rous...
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Milton's Paradise lost, a poem. With prefatory characters of the several ...

John Milton - 1767
...and needed hands to check Fruitlefs embraces: or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; fhe fpous'd about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clufters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ 'd beheld With pity heaven's high...
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Cider: A Poem in Two Books

John Philips - Cider - 1791 - 191 pages
...lovely near the fetid Leek, 255 Creft of ftout Britons, and enhances thence To WED HER ELM; (he fpous'd about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clufters, to adorn His barren leaves. 254. The P teft an Rofe unfolds Her bud more lovely...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

sir John Carr - 1807
...reach ; every where the genius of this terrestrial paradise seemed as if with tasteful finger he had -led the vine To wed her elm she spoused about him...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters to adorn Her barren leaves. Mi LTO n . 404 THE EMPRESS JOSEPHINE. As we advanced, a beautiful island in the...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Germany - 1807 - 301 pages
...; every where the genius of this terrestrial Paradise seemed as if with tasteful finger he had • led the vine To wed her elm she spoused about him...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn Her barren leaves. MILTON. As we advanced, a beautiful island in the centre of the river, covered with...
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A Tour Through Holland: Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Germany - 1807 - 468 pages
...reach ; every where the genius of this terrestrial Paradise seemed as if with tasteful finger he had v. -led the vine To wed her elm she spoused about him...marriageable arms! and with her brings Her dower, ihe adopted clusters, to adorn Her barren leaves, MII.TOX. As we advanced, a beautiful island in the...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, about him twines tier thus all his beauty shed, And daffadillies fill their cups with tears, 150 To st His barren leaves. Them thus employ 'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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The Poems of Caius Valerius Catullus, Volume 2

Gaius Valerius Catullus - Rome - 1821
...the trunk shall make the elm a spouse. Similar passages are innumerable. Milton amplifies the idea. " They led the vine " To wed her elm ; she spoused about..." Her marriageable arms, and with her brings " Her dow'r, the adopted clusters to adorn " His barren leaves." Paradise Lost, B. 4. Shakspeare has been...
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