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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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The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ...

Daniel Jay Browne - Trees - 1846 - 520 pages
..." Milton, in describing the occupations of Adam and Eve, in Paradise, says, — "They led the tine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Tasso alludes to the same custom, in the passage, — "The married elm fell with...
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The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ...

Daniel Jay Browne - Trees - 1846 - 520 pages
...describing the occupations of Adam and Eve, in Paradise, says, — " They led the vine To wed her elm ; ehe, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms; and...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." Tasso alludes to the same custom, in the passage, — " The married elm fell with...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...too far Their pamper'd boughs, & needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or, they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she spoused, about him twines Her...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 220 Raphael,...
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Horace: with notes by C. Girdlestone and W.A. Osborne

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1848 - 12 pages
...least, they now are to willows. See note, ii. Carm. xv. 4, and compare Milton, of Adam and Eve : — " They led the vine To wed her elm : she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with him brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." — Par. L., book v. The poplar...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twineB 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 cull' J 220 Raphael,...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...far Their pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she, sp.oused, about him twines Her...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 220 Raphael,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1849 - 283 pages
...and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces: or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she spous'd about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity heaven's high...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 294 pages
...far Their pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted chisters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to...
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Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the State ..., Volume 5, Part 1850

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1851
...Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces ; or they led the vine To wed the elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Yet, notwithstanding its integrity, and the honorable position it has maintained...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852
...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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