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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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...needed hands to check 1 .-' i . : li - -. embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spous'd, e an ignominy, and shame beneath This downfall : since by fate the strength His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Paradiso perduto di Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1852
.... and needed hands to check Fruitless emhracei : 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 elusters, to adorn His baren leaves. There thus emplov'd beheld With pity heaven's high King, and to...
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Woodland Gleanings: Being an Account of British Forest-trees, Indigenous and ...

Woodland gleanings - Forests and forestry - 1853 - 287 pages
...vines o'erspread. OVID. 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...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem,in Twelve Books; with a Memoir of the Author; Illus ...

John Milton - 1853 - 400 pages
...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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Milton's Poetical Works

John Milton - 1853 - 661 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 emplo/d beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1853
...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 Works of William Cowper, Volume 6

William Cowper - 1854
...vine, supported lives, The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives. Essay on Man, iii. 31 1 . Or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Par. Lost, v. 215. And lo-wly creeping, modest and yet fair, Like virtue, thriving...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...vine, supported lives, The strength he gains is from the emhrace he gives. Essay on Man, iii. 311. Or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Par. Lost, v. 215. And lowly creeping, modest and yet fair, Like virtue, thriving...
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Milton's Paradise lost and Paradise regained, with notes by J. Edmondston

John Milton - 1854
...boughs,1 and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm ;8 she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms,...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...
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Lectures and Addresses

Redmond Barry (Sir) - 1854
...needed hands to check, " Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine " To wed her elm ; she spoils'd about him twines " Her marriageable arms, and with...brings " Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn " His barren leaves."t commentators adhering to the circumstance of there being a river parted into...
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