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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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...them to dispose of. /d. Day's harbinger Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her Theyfcioery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. Id. The nomination of persons to those places being so prime and inseparable * flouer of his crown,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1829
...which have been so much celebrated ; and Milton has the following beautiful song on May morning : — Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and Uadj with her 11 ATHENEUM, vol.. 2, 3d scries. The flowery Hay, who from her green lap throws The yellow...
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The New Year's Gift and Juvenile Souvenir

English literature - 1835
...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, from the early lesser celandine, which spangles...
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Bertha's Visit to Her Uncle in England, Volume 3

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Children - 1830
...in May : ' For ever then I led the constant year' is therefore quite in character for ' The flow'ry May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose.' " This was a terrific task, and occupied me great part of the morning. At last, when it was finished,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...And Love his sweet contagion breathes, And laughing dances round thy shrine. Song- on May Morning. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads witli her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose....
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 100, Part 1; Volume 147

Early English newspapers - 1830
...brilliant composition, replete with poetic fancy and vivid colouring. It is taken from Milton's lines, " Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire. Thus we salute thee with our early song." 92. Shakspcare, a scene from Midsummer Night's Dream, Act...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1831
...of Gloucester, on the 22nd of July, 1816. St. George, St. Andrew, St. Patrick, and St. David. MA Y. Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes...Woods and groves are of thy dressing. Hill and dale both boast thy blessing ! Thus we salute thee with our early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 27-30

Religion - 1853
...the life of Art. Nature in this sweet season is like a musician performing some delightful prelude. " Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, comes...from the East, and leads with her the flowery May." It was then a proper season for the nations to go a Maying. In treating this subject, 1 remark, I....
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The Journal of Health, Volume 2

Hygiene - 1831
...melody, resounding from every bush and brake. In the language of the poet himself, we would exclaim, " Hail, bounteous May ! that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; v Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale doth boast thy blessing :" Pity it is, that,...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - Almanacs, English - 1832
...itself in the world. Temple. Now the bright Mormng-starV day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the cast, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green...Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and yooth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of tby dressing, Hill and dale, doth hoast tby blessing...
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