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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. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 300
by Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 12

1808
...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

Children - 1836
...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
...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
...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 - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...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 - English poetry - 1809
...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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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...queen. SONG MAY MORNING. Now the bright Morning-star, Day's harbinger. Comes dancing from the cast, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green...Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill, and dale, dothboastthy blessing. Thus we salute iliee with our early song. And welcome thee, and wish thee long....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...to felicity, Far within the bosom bright Of blazing Majesty and Light: 70 IX. SONG 9m MAY MORNING. NOW 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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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - Madrigals, English - 1814 - 435 pages
...me. MAY MORNING. GLEE for Five Voices. GREVILLE. — Prize, 1787. Set also by Dr. COOKE and G. BERG. Now 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. Milton. GLiEEfor...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1815
...the hright morning star, day's harhinger. Comes dancing from the east, and lends with her The flow'ry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail honnteons May. that dost iaspire i Mirth, and yonth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thydressing,...
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