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" To come forth, like the spring-time, fresh and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown or hair ; Fear not, the leaves will strew Gems in abundance upon you ; Besides the childhood of the day has kept Against you come, some orient... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 173
1822
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 278 pages
...t'have seen of it my fill ; But ah ! I could not ; should it move To life eternal, I could love. LV1II. CORINNA'S GOING A MAYING. GET up, get up for shame;...day, Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! POEM LV1II. | The ceremony of going a Maying, and the May festivilin, were once of great notoriety;...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...since ; yet you not drest ; Nay, not so much as out of bed ; When all the birds have mattins saidj And sung their thankful hymns : 'tis sin, Nay, profanation...day, Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! POEM LV1II. | The ceremony of gains " Maying, and the May futivitia, were once of great notoriety...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 2

Richard Lobb - 1817 - 418 pages
...an hour since ; yet you not drest ; Nay, not so much as out of bed ; When all the birds have matins said, And sung their thankful hymns : 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in. lead the devout man to the contemplation of a First Cause, the Life, and Soul, and Energy of All. Hence...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 3

1818 - 502 pages
...bespangling hcrbe and tree': Emch flower has wept, and how'd toward the cast, Above an hour since ;— it is sin, Nay profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand...day, Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! Come, myCorinna,come; and comming markc How each field turns a street, each street a parke Made green,...
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Letters on the Importance, Duty, and Advantages of Early Rising: Addressed ...

Alfred Cecil Buckland - 1819 - 226 pages
...hour since, and yet you are not drest, Nay, not so much as out of bed, When all the birds have matins said And sung their thankful hymns — 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in ! — But I will conclude these quotations with one piece of advice, and I can only say — do follow...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 2

William Oxberry - 1821 - 448 pages
...an hour since ; yet you not drest ; Nay, not so much as out of bed, When all the birds have matins said, And sung their thankful hymns; 'tis sin, Nay,...to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day Spriug sooner than the lark, to fetch in May ! The poets of Elizabeth's time abound with similar instances....
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 1

1822 - 430 pages
...much as out of bed, When all the birds have matins said, And sung their thankful hymns ; — 'ti» sin, Nay, profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this day Spring sooner than the lack, to fetch in . May." Alas ! the virgins in the towns and cities now rise when the sun is hastening...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 2

New elegant extracts - 1823 - 404 pages
...and tree: Each flower has wept, and bowed towards the east, Above an hour since; yet you not dress'd; Nay not so much as out of bed; When all the birds...on your foliage, and be seen To come forth like the springtime fresh and green, And sweet as Flora. Take no care For jewels for your gown or hair: Fear...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823 - 330 pages
...not so much as out of bed ; When all the birds have mattens seyd, Ai.d sung their thankfull hymnes; 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in, When as a thousand virgins on this day Spring, sooner then the lark, to fetch in May. Rise, and put on your foliage, and be seene To come forth, like the...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

1823 - 442 pages
...so much as out of bed, When all the birds have matins said, And sung thtir thankful hymns j — 'six sin, Nay, profanation, to keep in ; When as a thousand virgins on this u;\j Spring sooner than the lark, to fetch I» May.» Alas ! the virgins in the towns and1 cities now...
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