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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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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...over-woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to cheek Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, ю adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity heaven's high King, and to him call'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embrace» : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the...flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to swee His barren leaves. Them thus cmploy'd beheld Will, pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : 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. Them, thus employ'd, beheld With pity heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Then thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1843
...vine-prop elm; and Milton, describing the employments of our first parents in Paradise, says : — They led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Thus, too, Wordsworth beautifully illustrates the spiral sculptures which adorn...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces: or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, fruit Far other operation first display'd, Carnal...desire inflaming : he on Eve Began to cast lascivio Hi? barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, mells, I \ His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld Wilh pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...,and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the Tine To wed her elm ; she , spous'd , about him twines Her marriageable arms , and with...brings Her dower, the adopted clusters , to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld \Vilh pity Heaven's high King, and lo him call'd Raphael...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...because it always requires i some support, which is poetically called its hushand. Milton says,— • "Led the vine To wed her elm : she spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms." " Dian's bud o'er Cu^id'sflower Hath such force and blessed power." Act IV., Scene 1. Dian's bud is...
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Scripture Natural History, Volume 2

Alexander Fletcher - Agriculture - 1845
...Latin poet, says ; — " To the clasping vine Does the supporting poplar wed." and also Milton : — " They led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms." The vita, or vine, is a genus of the class pentandria, and order monogynia. The petals cohere at the...
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