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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 every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...there is no piece of higher loveliness than his often quoted, yet never tiring Song on May Morning. 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 earl) song, And welcome thee, and wish thee...
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Court Magazine, and Monthly Critic: Containing Original Papers ..., Volume 10

1837
...our poetasters can emulate — for it is Milton's. SONG ON MAY MORNING. Now the bright Morning-star, Day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that doth inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire; Woods and proves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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Court Magazine, and Monthly Critic, Volume 10

English literature - 1837
...our poetasters can emulate — for it is Milton's. SONG ON MAY MORNING. Now the bricht Morning-star, Day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the East, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May, that doth inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire; Woods and groves arc of thy dressing, Hill and dale...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...frighten the game, trespass in the woods, and trample on the grass." " Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...cowslip and the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! thou dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill...
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Lectures on English Poetry: To the Time of Milton

Stanhope Busby - English poetry - 1837 - 118 pages
...with the restless life and sparkling buoyancy of spring, and is musical as the lark at heaven's gate : 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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Games and Sports: Being an Appendix to Manly Exercises and Exercises for ...

Donald Walker - Athletics - 1837 - 388 pages
...this day, there is much to be admired. Milton has the following beautiful sonnet on 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, beauteous...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1838
...personifies it as the " flowery May," in his exquisite lines on May Morning : — "See thebrightmorning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east,...throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." The woods, the fields, and the gardens, vie with one another in the gay colours and the sweet odours...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 20

Fashion
...OF TALES, ROMANCES, ANECDOTES, AND POETRY. MAY-DAY. BY WGJ BARKER, ESQ. Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and...throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail! beauteous May, that dost inspire Mirth, and youth, and warm desire ; Woods and groves are of thy dressing,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 3

American literature - 1838
...the stars, • " That shine, as if to mock The children of a mortal sire." To him, the perfumes of " The flowery May, who, from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose," lose half their fragrance. It is not " For him, the spring Distils her dews, and from the silken gem...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...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. 1 star] 'Of the bright morning star.' Hen. More's Poems, p. 322. 1 harbinger] Shakesp. Mid8. N. Dream,...
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