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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 Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 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 cslled Raphael,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...over-woody, reached too far Their pampered 3 houghs, 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 Raphael,...
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The flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain, Volume 5

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1855
...Milton, when describing the pleasant occupation of our first parents : — " 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." Many very picturesque Elms are found in the neighbourhood of London, and other...
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The works of Virgil, closely rendered into Engl. rhythm and ..., Volume 1

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1855
...— Hence will I undertake to sing. O ye, All-brilliant cressets of the world, who lead Line 8. "Or 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." Milton, Par, Lost, bv JShakspearo...
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The Flowering Plants of Great Britain, Volume 3

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1855
...occupation of our first parents:— To wed the Elm; she, spoused, about him twines " They led the Vine Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters to adorn His barren leaves." Many very picturesque Elms are found in the neighbourhood of London and other large...
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The Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems: With Critical Observations of Various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...vine, supported lives: The strength he gains is from the embrace he gives." Essay on Man, iil 311. " Or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...twines - ( Her marriageable arms ; and with her brings Him down, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Par. Lost, v. 215. 660-1. Like beauty,...
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Le Paradis perdu de Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 448 pages
...boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine Towed her eIm ; 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 cull'd Raphael,...
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The theory and practice of composition

William Hunter (rector of Ayr acad.) - 1857
...morn, her rosy steps in the eastern clime Advancing, sowed the earth with orient pearl. v. I — 2 They led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms. 214 — 6 The Sun, at even, sups with the Ocean. 422 — 5 To begirt the Almighty throne, Beseeching...
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The Complete Works of Shakspeare, Revised from the Best ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1857
...female," because it always requires some support, which is poetically called ita husband. Milton says, — "Led the vine To wed her elm; she spoused, about him twines IXer marriageable arms." "Dion's bud o'er Cupid's flower Hath such force and blessed /www." — Act...
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The Poems of John Milton: With Notes, Volume 1

John Milton, Thomas Keightley - 1859
...over-woody reaehed too far Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to eheek Fruitless embraees : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted elusters, to adorn His barren leaves. Them thus employed beheld With pity Heaven's high King, and to...
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