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" She, as a veil down to the slender waist, Her unadorned golden tresses wore Dishevelled, but in wanton ringlets waved As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received Yielded,... "
Rambles and Reveries - Page 283
by Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1841 - 436 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 608 pages
...ringlets waved. -As the vine curls her tendrils—which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received Yielded, with coy submission, modest pride, - IO Then was not guilty shame. Dishonest shame Of Nature's works, honour dishonourable, Sin-bred,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 3

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 576 pages
...hand, is golden and long. 307, 308. "which implied subjection." See i Cor. xi. 9 — 15. 309, 310. "And by her yielded, by him best received yielded, with coy submission" &c. The meaning is " by her yielded with coy submission, &c., and by him best received when so yielded."...
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Poems of Places Oceana 1 V.; England 4; Scotland 3 V: Iceland ..., Volume 22

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878 - 290 pages
...ringlets waved As the vine curls her tendrils; which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. MESOPOTAMIA. Babylon. THE BUILDING OF THE TOWEK OF BABEL, AND CONFUSION OF TONGUES. rPHEIR great fortress...
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The Chief Actors in the Puritan Revolution

Peter Bayne - 1878 - 534 pages
...ringlets waved As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay." These celebrated and very noble lines embody Milton's inexorable sentence upon woman as man's inferior...
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(The British readers). The first (-sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison. The ...

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1878 - 328 pages
...ringlets waved, As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. So passed they naked on, nor shunned the sight Of God or angel ; for they thought no ill : So hand...
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Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 536 pages
...ringlets waved, As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. Nor those mysterious parts were then conceal'd ; Then was not guilty shame ; dishonest shame Of nature's...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1124 pages
...ringlets waved, As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. So passed they naked on, nor shunned the sight Of God or angel ; for they thought no ill : So hand...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880 - 634 pages
...ringlets waved As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway. And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...submission, modest pride, And sweet reluctant amorous delay. # * * * So hand in hand they passed, the loveliest pair That ever since in love's embraces met ; Adam...
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The English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 524 pages
...ringlets waved, As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay. Nor those mysterious parts were then concep.i'd ; Then was not guilty shame ; dishonest shame Of nature's...
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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1880 - 598 pages
...ringlets waved As the vine curls her tendrils, which implied Subjection, but required with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best received, Yielded...modest pride, And sweet reluctant amorous delay." The character of Adam is unique in its quiet nobility, intelligence, tenderness and piety — he is...
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