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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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Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare - Brothers - 1881 - 153 pages
...maritantur," etc. Malone quotes Milton, PL v. 215 : "or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, nbout him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." 174. Stronger. The reading of the 4th folio; misprinted "stranger" in the earlier...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With a Life of the Poet ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1881
...Situate in a very remote and exempt place near Goulding Lane." 11 So in Paradise Lost, v. 215 : " 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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A Midsummer-night's dream, ed. by C.E. Moberly

William Shakespeare - 1881
...honeysuckle. 45 All ways away. ' Away in all directions.' 48 The female ivy. So in Paradise Lost— " Led the vine To wed her elm : she spoused about him twines Her marriageable arms." 91 Rock the ground. Unless this is a too literal rendering of Horace's " Gratise .... alterno terram...
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volume 4

John Ogilvie - 1883
...young heiress whom I begin to look upon as marna-jealtlt ' Spectator.— 2. Suitable for close union. They led the vine To wed her elm ; she. spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brines Her dower. MtJttn. Marriageableness (ma'rij-a-bl-nes), a State of being marriageable. Marriage-bed...
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Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics: Embracing the Myths, Traditions ...

Richard Folkard - Plants - 1884 - 610 pages
...Poplar, instead of the Elm. Milton, describing the pursuits of our first parents in Eden, says : — " They led the Vine To wed her Elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Jemshid. A woman who wished to poison herself drank some -wine, thinking that it...
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The Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - Daisies - 1884 - 438 pages
...the Elm in its connection with the Vine, Spenser speaks of " the Vine-prop Elme," and Milton — * They led the Vine To wed her Elm ; she spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves," And Browne — "She, whose inclination Bent all her course to him-wards, let him...
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The works of Horace: with English notes

Horace, John Larkin Lincoln - 1884 - 575 pages
...upon the poplar. Compare note, 0. ii., 15, 4. Osborne compares Milton's Paradise Lost, Book v. : " They led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." 11. Redacta. Retired; as in 0. i., 17, 17. IS. Inatilfsqnc. Some editors, contrary...
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Shakespeare's Works, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1884
...maritantur," etc. Malone quotes Milton, PL v. 215 : "or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoils' d, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." 174. Stronger. The reading of the 4th folio; misprinted "stranger" in the earlier...
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The Comedy of Errors

William Shakespeare - 1884 - 153 pages
...maritantur," etc. Malone quotes Milton, PL v. 215 : "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." 174. Stronger. The reading of the 4th folio; misprinted "stranger" in the earlier...
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Paradise lost, emended, with notes and preface [&c.] by M. Mull

John Milton - 1884
...190, the passage is endowed with a smoothness and elevation it does not seem otherwise to possess. she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the ADDORSED (adopted) clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. [Line 218] The vine weds the elm, and she...
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