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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...Marchioness, but now a queen. SONG.— ON MAY MORNING. Now the bright Moming-star, day's harbinger, Coraes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throwt The yellow cowslip, and the paie primrose. Hail, bounteous May, thou dost inspire A Mirth, and...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825 - 842 pages
...of poetic excellence, there is no piece of k%her loveliness than his often quoted, yet never tiring Song on May Morning. Now the bright morning star,...pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale both boast...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825 - 424 pages
...no month the beauties of which have been so much celebrated ; and Milton has the following beautiful song on May morning : — Now the bright morning star,...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May I that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing ; Hill...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 pages
...to be, concise and energetical. — MASON. Ver. 84. In thy green lap was Nature's Darling laid.] " The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." Milton's Song on May Morning. — GRAY. Nature's Darling occurs in Cleveland's Poems, p. 314. ' ' Here...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - 1868 - 846 pages
...wide range of po excellence, there is no piece of hi loveliness than his often quoted, yet n tiring Song on May Morning. Now the bright morning star,...primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale both boast...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826 - 882 pages
...of poetic excellence, there is no piece of higher loveliness than his often quoted, yet never tiring nd moans weie most pitious and affecting. A fresb Mirth, and youth, and warm desire; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale both boast thy...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1826 - 892 pages
...Morning. Now the bright morning star, day'i harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads with lier The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The...pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale both boast...
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King Richard II. King Henry IV, part 1. King Henry IV, part 2. Henry V

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 560 pages
...earldoms of Rutland, Kent, and Huntingdon.' — Holinshed. 4 So in Milton's Song on May Morning : — ' who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose.' 5 The seals of deeds were formerly impressed on slips or labels of parchment appendant to them. Yorh....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 6

John Milton - 1826 - 476 pages
...lovely Spring " Comes daunting on; the primrose strewes her way, " And sattin violet." TODD. Ver. 3. The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip &c.] So Niccols, in the description just cited, of May. • " And from her fruitful lap eche day she...
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The Tale of a Modern Genius, Or, The Miseries of Parnassus: In a ..., Volume 3

John Fitzgerald Pennie - 1827 - 672 pages
...the grove-embowered cottages of L . Aut! first, May -day, — that happy, happy anniversary, when " The bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flowing May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose," was constantly...
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