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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...over-woody, reached too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces ; or r own private affliction ; it is ever the same ; the...О God ! whose praise it is to give songs in the His barren leaves. Evening in Paradise. From the same. Book iv. 598. Now came still evening on, and...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, ` 7 His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven '« high King, and to him call'd Ruphnc'l,...
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The British flora medica

Benjamin Herbert Barton - 1877 - 447 pages
...practice : thus Milton, describing the morning avocations of the dwellers in Eden :— " They lead the vine To wed her Elm ; she spoused about him twines...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Paradise Lost, bv 1. 216. " Thou art an Elm, my...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1877 - 147 pages
...75 : ' The married Elme fell with his fruitfull vine.' And Milton, Paradise Lost, v. 215-217 : ' Or they led the vine To wed her elm; she spoused about him twines Her marriageable arms.' 47. favours, the reading of the first quarto and last folio : the others have ' savours.' For ' favours...
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Select Plays; A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare - 1879 - 147 pages
...75 : ' The married Elme fell with his fruitfull vine." And Milton, Paradise Lost, v. 215-217 : ' Or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about him twines Her marriageable arms." 47. favours, the reading of the first quarto and last folio : the others have ' savours.' For ' favours'...
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Poetical reader, by J. Martin

James Martin (of the Wedgwood inst, Burslem) - 1880
...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...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn EVE FIRST AWAKENED. That day I oft remember, when from sleep I first awaked, and found myself reposed...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1880
...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...with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adoru Hia bunxn leaves. Evening in Paradise. — From the same, Book iv. 508. Now came still evening...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Life, etc. Comedy of errors. Two ...

William Shakespeare - 1880
...Situate in a very remote and exempt place near Goulding Lane." 11 So in Paradise Lost, v. 215 : u Or they led the vine to wed her elm : she, spoused, about him twines her marriageable arms." Douce remarks that there is something extremely beautiful in making the vine the lawful spouse of the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Reprinted from the Best Editions, with ...

John Milton - 1881 - 562 pages
...over-woody, readied too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to cheek Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employed beheld With pity Heaven's High King, and to him called Raphael,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Fore-edge painting - 1881 - 491 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...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted elusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employed beheld With pity heaven's high King, and to...
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