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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...over-woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces: or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with him brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...over-woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd boughs ; and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm : she, spoused, about...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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History of Cultivated Vegetables: Comprising Their Botanical ..., Volume 1

Henry Phillips - Botany, Economic - 1822 - 430 pages
...productive vines to unfruitful trees. Thus Milton describes the employment of our first parents : " or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she 'spoused, about...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Book 5. band was formed of the whole plant, it would...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...over-woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His harren leaves. Them thus employ'd heheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...boughs, ami needed hands to che Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 2 To wed her elm ; she spous'd about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity heaven's high...
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Sylvan sketches; or, A companion to the park and the shrubbery, by the ...

Elizabeth Kent (botanist.) - 1825 - 408 pages
...ORGEII'S Ovid. Milton, describing the innocent occupations of Adam ahd Eve in Paradise, says — - They led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." " Behold at length where yonder clustering vine Her amorous arms around the elm...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...far Their pampcr'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her...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 220 Raphael,...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

Bible - 1827 - 24 pages
...over- woody reached too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines 216 Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...Taylor. There on his arms and once-loved portrait lay, Thither our fatal marriage-bed convey. Denham. They led the vine To wed her elm : she spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Milton. Every wedding, one with another, produces four children, and that is the...
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An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest ..., Volume 2

Botany - 1830
...engaged the attention even of our first parents in Paradise: -"They led the Tine To wed her Elm ; sbe, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." And though in our northern clime it were unreasonable to expect much produce of...
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