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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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Horace: The Odes, Epodes and Carmen Saeculare

Horace - Latin poetry - 1902 - 465 pages
...literature ; so Cato says R. 7?. 32 arbores facito ut bene maritae sint. Milton adopts the figure PL 5 ' or they led the vine | To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines | Her marriageable arms.' The plane tree which has a thick foliage was unfitted for this purpose ; so C. 2, 15, 4 platanus caelebs....
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The Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare

Horace - 1902 - 465 pages
...literature ; so Cato says RR 32 arbores facito ut bene maritae sint. Milton adopts the figure PL 5 ' or they led the vine | To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines | Her marriageable arms.' The plane tree which has a thick foliage was unfitted for this purpose ; so C. 2, 15, 4 platanus caelebs....
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Horace: The Odes and Epodes, Volumes 1-3

Horace - 1902 - 958 pages
...Cato says RR 32 arbores facito til bent maritae sint. Milton adopts the figure PL $ ' or they led thf vine | To wed her elm; she. spoused, about him twines | Her marriageable arms.' The plane tree which has a thick foliage was unfitted for this purpose; so (. 2. 15, 4 fla tan us eatlebs....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Edited, with Memoir ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1903
...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 220 Raphael,...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - Presbyterian Church - 1909
...vines o'erspread." OVIB. Milton, narrating the occupations of Adam and Eve before the fall, sings: They led the vine To wed her Elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. And Beaumont says : The amorous vine Did with the fair and straight-limbed Elm entwine....
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Paradise lost

John Milton - 1910
...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 220 Raphael,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1917 - 625 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 220 Raphael,...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry, Volume 1

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...adorning. Death of Charles Lamb, 73-6. Or they led the vine To wed her dm; she, spoused, about him tuines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. PL v. 215-19. So pure, so fraught with knowledge and delight, As to be likened in...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus imployed beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him called Raphael,...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 601 pages
...over-woody, reached too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruidess 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 employed beheld With pity Heaven's high...
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