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" The balmy cowslip gilds the smiling plain, The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from public view... "
The Poetical Calendar: Containing a Collection of Scarce and Valuable Pieces ... - Page 38
by Francis Fawkes - 1763
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

1781 - 512 pages
...charm his leman doth his train unfold, That glows with vivid green, that flames with burning gold, The balmy cowflip gilds the fmiling plain, • The...in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from publick view : But the rank nettle rears her creft on high ; So ribaulds loofe their front unblufhing...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 11-12

John Bell - 1790 - 390 pages
...smiling plain, The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth,...hides from public view : But the rank nettle rears her crest on high ; So ribaulds loose their front unblushing shew, While modest merit doth neglected lie,...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 11-12

John Bell - 1790 - 380 pages
...plain, t y [The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver lme,j cr JAn hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain/K'J* And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from public view^} r But the rank nettle rears her crest on high^ So ribaulds loose their front unblushing shew, While...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 2

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 404 pages
...boasts her silver hue, A hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Cleeps low to earth, and hides from public view: But the rank nettle rears her crest on high ; So ribalds loose their front unblushing shew, While modest merit doth neglected lie,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823 - 444 pages
...boasts her silver hue, A hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Cleeps low to earth, and hides from public view : But the rank nettle rears her crest on high ; So ribalds loose their front unblushing shew, While modest merit doth neglected lie,...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

William Lyon Phelps - 1893 - 208 pages
...smiling plain, The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from public view." Some years later Mendez took the field again, with his Squire of Dames. He describes the search of...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

William Lyon Phelps - 1893 - 232 pages
...smiling plain, The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from public view." Some years later Mendez took the field again, with his Squire of Dames. He describes the search of...
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The Beginnings of the English Romantic Movement: A Study in Eighteenth ...

William Lyon Phelps - 1893 - 208 pages
...smiling plain, The virgin snow-drop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet, in amis blue, Creeps low to earth, and hides from public view." Some years later Mendez took the field again, with his Squire of Dames. He describes the search of...
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Forgotten Lyrics of the Eighteenth Century

Oswald Doughty - 1924 - 222 pages
...the smiling plain, The virgin snowdrop boasts her silver hue, An hundred tints the gaudy daisy stain, And the meek violet in amis blue Creeps low to earth,...hides from public view ; But the rank nettle rears her crest on high ; So ribaulds loose their front unblushing show, While modest merit doth neglected lie,...
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