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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, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871
...overwoody 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. Them, thus employ'd, beheld With pity heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Virgil in English Rhythm: With Illustrations from the British Poets, from ...

Virgil - Agriculture - 1871 - 330 pages
...barks embrace, With folding tops the checkered ground-work hides." Shirley, Narcissus, St. 13. " 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 Shakespeare...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1899 - 372 pages
...embraces : or they led the vine 215 To wed her elm : she, spoused, about him I wines Her inarriigeable 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 221 Raphael,...
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The third (fourth, fifth) book of Milton's Paradise lost: with a ..., Volume 5

John Milton - 1873
...far Their pampered boughs, and 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 of all, continue ever bountiful, in giving us only what is good : and if any evil have gathered in...
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The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c, Issue 477

John Milton - 1873
...over woody reach'd too far Their pamper'd 2 boughs, and needed hands to check Fruitless embraces : or they led the vine To wed her elm ; she spoused about...marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, th' adopted clusters, to adorn , , ' ' , His barren leaves. Them thus employ'd beheld 1 See Tsalm cxlviii....
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON: WITH A Life of the Author

CHARLES DEXTER CLEVELAND - 1873
...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. TJiat in quaternion run. That is, that in a fourfold mixture aud combination run a perpetual circle,...
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Shakspeare's Comedy of errors, with notes critical and explanatory by J. Hunter

William Shakespeare - 1873 - 77 pages
...elm, <fc.] The notion of the vine wedding the elm is a favourite one with poets. Thus, in Milton,— ' They led the vine To wed her elm : she, spoused, about him twines Her marriageable arms.'—PL, v. 215. So in Ovid, Met., xiv. 665,— 'Hsec quoque quae juncta vitis roquiescit in ulmo,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 613 pages
...dark." So prayed they innocent, and to their thoughts Firm peace recovered soon, and wonted calm. 210 To wed her elm ; she, spoused, about him twines Her...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 220 Raphael,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with life and notes [by G. Gilfillan ...

John Milton - 1874
...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 2iť With pity Heaven's high King, and to him call'd Raphael,...
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Sibylline leaves, 100 acrostics

mrs. Granville Ryder - 1874
...bright dew From vineyards of the green sea gushing, And Shiraz wine that richly ran.' 5. 'The vine about him twines Her marriageable arms, and with her brings Her dower, the adopted clusters to adorn His barren leaves.' 92 Druidical remains. \ . A tree used for tanning and dyeing. 2. A chair of state....
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