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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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Readings from Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1886 - 308 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...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 22 ...
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Poetical Works: Reprinted from the Chandos Poets. With Memoir, Explanatory ...

John Milton - 1886
...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...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th" adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld I See I'mhn exlvlll 1 Uureatrained....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1886 - 581 pages
...over woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd2 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, th' adopted clusters, to adorn ^- His barren leaves. Them thus employ 'd beheld With pity heav'n's...
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The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language, Part 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...suitable for marriage : as, a marriageable man or woman ; a person of marriageable age or condition. They led the vine To wed her elm : she, spoused, about...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower. Milton, PL, v. 217. I am the father of a young heiress, whom I begin to look upon as marriageable....
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...over-woodv, 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 His barren leaves. EvEN'iso IN PARADISE. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray, And in her sober...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - English Literature - 1892 - 618 pages
...and flowers, where any row 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 With pity Heaven's high King, and to him called 220 His barren leaves. Them thus employed beheld Raphael,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: English and Latin, Volume 1

John Milton - 1892 - 1 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...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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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Books

John Milton - 1894
...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 His barren leaves. Them thus employed beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him called Raphael,...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 51

Archaeology - 1894
...in his description of the Garden of Eden, I therefore prefer to take my quotation from him : — "or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Paradise Lost, v. 215.3 Comp. Bartoli, Picture antiques cryptarum Romanarum et...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: A midsummer night's dreame. 1895

William Shakespeare - 1895
...always requires some support, which is poetically called its husband. So Milton, Par. Lost, V, 215-217: 'they led the vine To wed her elm; she spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms.' So Catullus, Ixii, 54: ' Ulmo conjuncta marito.' I did vpbraid her, and fall out with her. 58 For fhe...
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