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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 6

John Milton - 1826
...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
...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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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 4

1827
...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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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis, Volume 3

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1828
...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
...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

Books - 1820
...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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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...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

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...other, by several climates and degrees in their ways of thinking and conversing together — JUdison. MXLII. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger,...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 - London (England) - 1829
...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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Flora Historica: Or, The Three Seasons of the British Parterre ..., Volume 1

Henry Phillips - Floriculture - 1829
...When fragrant orchards to the roseate morn Unfold their bloom, in heaven's own colours dyed. MlCILE. The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow Cowslip and the pale Primrose. MILTON. This is the time when the village children remind us of the ancient games of Flora— Now let...
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