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" Thrice twenty summers I have seen The sky grow bright, the forest green ; And many a wintry wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour, Since youthful lovers in my shade... "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1959
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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The Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser, Volume 17

Gardening - 1875
...have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude. Bince childhood in my pleasant bower First spent it sweet and sportive hour; Since youthful lovers In...surviving frame Carved many a long forgotten name. Oh by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred ground ; By all that love has whlsper'd...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour; Since youthful lovers...made, And on my trunk's surviving frame Carved many a long-forgotten name. Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred ground ; trees....
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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent ile long-forgotten name. Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred ground: By...
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Rambles in Galloway: Topographical, Historical, Traditional, and Biographical

Malcolm M'Lachlan Harper - Galloway (Scotland) - 1876 - 272 pages
...stood In bloomless, fruitless, solitude, Since childhood, in my rustling bower, First spent its sweets and sportive hour ; Since youthful lovers, in my shade, Their vows of truth and rapture made, And on niy trunk's surviving frame Carv'd many a long forgotten name. Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound First...
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Bards and blossoms; or, The poetry, history, and associations of flowers

Frederick Edward Hulme - Flowers - 1877 - 232 pages
...summers have I stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude . Since childhood in my rustling bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour ; Since youthful lovers in my shade Their vows of truth and rapture paid, And on my trunk's surviving frame Carved many a long-forgotten name. Oh ! by the vows of gentle...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour ; Since youthful lovers...made, And on my trunk's surviving frame Carved many a long-forgotten name. Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred ground ; trees....
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The Poetical Works of Campbell and Falconer: With a Memoir of Each, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1880
...wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour; Since youthful lovers...rapture made • And on my trunk's surviving frame CarVd many a long-forgot len name. Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred...
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The Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883
...wind have stood In bloomless, fruitless solitude, Since childhood in my pleasant bower First spent its sweet and sportive hour, Since youthful lovers...made, And on my trunk's surviving frame Carved many a long-forgotten name, Oh ! by the sighs of gentle sound, First breathed upon this sacred ground —...
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Bulletin, Issues 31-60

Michigan State University. Agricultural Experiment Station - Agriculture - 1887
...has been carved. The poet Campbell tells it so beautifully: • " Thrice twenty summers have I stood, Since youthful lovers in my shade Their vows of truth and rapture paid, And, on my trunk's surviving frame, Carved many a long forgotten name." And here is another beautiful...
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Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province ..., Volume 3; Volume 21, Part 3

Ontario. Legislative Assembly - Ontario - 1889
...twenty Bummers have I stood, Since youthful lovera in my shade Their vows of truth and rapture paid, And, on my trunk's surviving frame, Carved many a long forgotten name." And here is another beautiful thing from Whittier : " I have always admired the taste of the Indians...
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