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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 Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 pages
...too 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 181. That in quaternion run. That is, th-.t In a fourfold mixture and combination run a perpetual circle,...
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The works of Horace: with English notes, for the use of schools and colleges

Horace, John Larkin Lincoln - 1866 - 575 pages
...upon the poplar. Compare note, 0. ii., 16, 4. Oshorne compares Milton's Paradise Lost, Book v. : " They led the vine To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." • — 11. Ecducta. Retired; as in 0. i., 17, 17. 13. Inntilesqne. Svme editors,...
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My Vineyard at Lakeview

Albert Nelson Prentiss - Grapes - 1866 - 143 pages
...Their pampered boughs and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces ; or they led the vine To wed his elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adapted clusters, to adorn His barren leaves." " From the remotest periods of antiquity, the vine has...
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En Avant, Messieurs!: Being a Tutor's Counsel to His Pupils

George Henry Duncan Mathias - Self-culture - 1867 - 271 pages
...most wisely I doubt not — limited himself, are we to disparage Milton's most lovely lines — "or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused, about...her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters to adorn His barren leaves ;" where the metaphor is continued through at least seven words ? The truth is, that...
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The Book of praises, being the Book of psalms, with notes orig. and selected ...

William Henry Alexander - 1867
...in describing the employments of our first parents in Paradise, makes a similar allusion : — "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." — Paradise Lost, book 5,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1868 - 574 pages
...pamper'd boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elms ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms,...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 Divine Mysteries: the Divine Treatment of Sin, and the Divine Mystery of ...

James Baldwin Brown - Congregational churches - 1869 - 397 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."—Paradise Lost, Book V. " Adam, well may we labour still to dress This garden,...
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The Divine Mysteries, the Divine Treatment of Sin and Divine Mystery of Peace

J. Baldwin Brown - 1869
...over- woody reached 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." — Paradise Lost, Book V. " Adam, well may we labour still to dress This garden,...
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Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club - Herefordshire (England) - 1869
...by Milton in narrating the occupation of Adam and Eve in Paradise : " They led the vine To wed the elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable...with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters, to adoru His barren leaves." And Shakspere, in the " Comedy of Errors," where Adriana is repulsed by Antipholus...
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Wonders of the plant-world: or, Curiosities of vegetable life

Wonders - 1870
...female ivy so Enrings the barky fingers of the elm ; " while Milton describes how the first gardener " Led the vine To wed her elm; she spoused, about him twines Hur marriageable arms." Everybody knows how the " lush woodbine " and the fragrant honeysuckle smiling...
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