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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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A Midsommer Nights Dreame, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - Athens (Greece) - 1895 - 357 pages
...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...
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Horace: Odes and Epodes

Horace - Latin language - 1898 - 487 pages
...fig tree, as it were. 30-31. viduas: ie unwedded. Cf. on 2. 15. 4; Epode 2. 10. — ducit : cf. ' or they led the vine | To wed her elm ; she spoused about him twines | Her marriageable arms ' (Milton, PL 5) ; Catull. 62. 49 ; Shaks. Com. of Err. 2. 2, ' Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine';...
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Odes and Epodes

Horace - 1898 - 487 pages
...it were. 30-31. viduas: ie aincedded. Cf. on 2. 15. 4 ; Epode 2. 10. — ducit : cf. ' or they ied the vine | To wed her elm ; she spoused about him twines | Her marriageable arms ' (Milton, PL 5) ; Catull. 62. 49; Shaks. Com. of Err. 2. 2, 'Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine';...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1899 - 417 pages
...over-woody, reached too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless imbraces: or they led the vine To wed her elm; she, spoused, about...twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him called 220 Raphael, the sociable Spirit, that deigned...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1899 - 417 pages
...over-woody, reached too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless imbraces: or they led the vine To wed her elm; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus imployed beheld With pity Heaven's...
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The History of Alamance ...

Sallie Walker Stockard - Alamance County (N.C.) - 1900 - 166 pages
...fruit-trees, over-woody, reach 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." In 1685 the few settlers in the eastern part of this goodly land, where the muscadine...
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Studies of Trees in Winter: A Description of the Deciduous Trees of ...

Annie Oakes Huntington - Trees - 1901 - 198 pages
...describes how Adam and Eve spent their time in the Garden of Eden. Among various other occupations, 109 " They led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters to adorn His barren leaves." Columella tells us that vineyards with elm trees as props were named arbusta, the...
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Odes and epodes

Horace - 1901 - 487 pages
...tree, as it were. 30-31. viduas: ie unwedded. Cf. on 2. 15. 4 ; Epode 2. 10. — ducit : cf . ' or they led the vine | To wed her elm ; she spoused about him twines | Her marriageable arms ' (Milton, PL 6) ; Catull. 62. 49 ; Shaks. Com. of Err. 2. 2, ' Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine';...
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The Works of William Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1901
...'re exempt." 175. Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine : — So Milton's Paradise Lost, v. 215 : " They led the vine to wed her elm : she, spoused, about him twines her marriageable arms." Thus also in Midsummer-Night's Dream : " The female ivy so enrings the barky fingers of the elm." Douce...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: With Historical and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1901
...'re exempt." 175. Thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine: — So Milton's Paradise Lost, v. 215 : " They led the vine to wed her elm : she, spoused, about him twines her marriageable arms." Thus also in Midsummer-Night's Dream : " The female ivy so enrings the barky fingers of the elm." Douce...
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