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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 Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 4

1827 - 510 pages
...language. Milton thus exquisitely describes a May mornrng : Now the bright morning star, day's harhinger, Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her preen lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth,...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 600 pages
...great classic, than as a selection from his works. SONG ON MAY 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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The Companion, Volume 1

1828 - 482 pages
...and beautiful as the season used to be. You see the colour in her cheek. 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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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis, Volume 3

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1828 - 414 pages
...the preservation he had experienced.* MAY^DAY. MAYING IJJ nENRY THE EIGHTH'S REIGN.— EVIL MAY DAY. Now the bright morning Star, day's harbinger, Comes...from the east, and leads with her The flowery May : — MILTON. May-Day, which in the " olden times," was consecrated both to the Goddess Flora, and...
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The Companion, by L. Hunt

1828 - 454 pages
...dancing from the east, and leads with her t'i The flo%very May, who from her green lap throws lf-j* The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire i •"• ', ' Mirth, and youth, and warm desire I .>'.•'.:' a, yM ,.'"* • . Woods and groves...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

1820 - 398 pages
...of his youthful years — the outpourings of his virgin fancies — the May of his intellect, which from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose: it is indeed pregnant with all the rank luxuriance of a rich and unturned soil. It displays prodigious...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 3

Laconics - 1829 - 352 pages
...by several climates and degrees in their ways of thinking and conversing together—Jjddison. MXLII. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...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 thy...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 792 pages
...were, the burnishing of many studious and contemplative years, I here give you them to dispose of. Id, Day's harbinger Comes dancing from the East, and leads...lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Id. The nomination of persons to those places being so prime and inseparable a, /lower of his crown,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...several climates and degrees in their ways of thinking and conversing together — JUdison. MXLII. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...the east, and leads with her The flowery May, who frcm her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose; Hail ! bounteous May that dost...
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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including ..., Volume 3

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1829 - 416 pages
...the preservation he had experienced.* MAY-DAY. MAYING IN HENRY THE EIGHTH'S REIGN.— EVIL MAY DAY. Now the bright morning Star, day's harbinger, Comes...from the east, and leads with her The flowery May : — MILTON. May-Day, which in the " olden times," was consecrated both to the Goddess Flora, and...
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