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" Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth and youth and warm desire... "
A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics - Page 21
edited by - 1899 - 314 pages
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803 - 474 pages
...popular to require reprinting, only the two following short specimens are given of this great master. SONG On May Morning. Now the bright Morning Star,...leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throw* The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 12

1808 - 556 pages
...to his vocation of citing paT rallel passages, and gives us the well known lines of Milton's famous song on May morning. ' Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, ' &c. To which, however, he annexes a note, stating, that ' it has not been recollected to what poet...
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The Youth's Magazine, Or, Evangelical Miscellany

1836 - 498 pages
...flowers — here was an inexhaustible fund of enjoyment ! She hailed with joy " The flowery May, that from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." Emmeline kept a journal of the discoveries she made ; she " wreathed the whole circle of the year,"...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1806 - 356 pages
...Steevens. * That strew the green lap of the new-come spring?] So, in Milton's Song on May Morning: " — who from her green lap throws " The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose." Steevens. 5 — — kear you well — ] That is, conduct yourself with prudence. Johnson. 6 justs and...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...thee there clad in radiant sheen, No Marchioness, but now a Queen. IX. Song. On May morning. ^ o\v the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The flow'ry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 1

Francis Douce - 1807 - 552 pages
...home to church-j-ards. MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. 195 Aurora's harbinger is Lucifer, the morning star. " Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East m " * It was the popular belief that ghosts retired at the approach of day. Thus the spirit of Hamlet's...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809 - 512 pages
...embrace me she inclin'd, I wak'd— she fled, and day bronght back my paio. SONG. On May Morning. "^OW the bright morning star, day's harbinger, -^ Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flow'ry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous...
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English Minstrelsy: Being a Selection of Fugitive Poetry from the ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1810 - 308 pages
...And sob ; but ever live with me, And not a wave shall trouble thee ! X. SONG ON MAY MORNING. MILTON. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale doth boast...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810 - 414 pages
...On her hastening funeral. TOI. jv. x 305 • ODES. 30? SONG Y MORNING Now the bright Morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill, and dale, doth boast...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - 1810 - 418 pages
...radiant sheen, No Marchioness, but now a Queen. SONG ON M.1Y MORNING. Now the bright Morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill, and dale, doth boast...
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