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" O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon ! daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath ;... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 68
by William Shakespeare - 1803
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Shakspere: His Birthplace and Its Neighbourhood

John Richard de Capel Wise - 1861 - 164 pages
...spring time without thinking of that wondrous description in the Winter's Tale (act iv. scene 3) : — 0 Proserpina, For the flowers now, that, frighted, thou...his strength — a malady Most incident to maids. Mark the whole passage. How wonderfully accurate it is ! Every flower is mentioned in the order it...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...to heaven as I depart. BRYANT. jSprbtg Jflofors. DAFFODILS, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets, dim,...lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one ! SHAKESPEARE. FLOWERS ! when the Saviour's calm benignant eye Fell on your gentle beauty — when...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Adapted for Family Reading

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - 1861 - 864 pages
...your time of day— O, Proserpine, For the flowers now, that, frighted, thou let'st fall From Dis's4 ; hold oxlips, and The crown-imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one ! O ! these...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, from the Text of Johnson ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1862
...Gillyflowers. + Because. t /. c. they are not wholly natural, but owe their streaks to the gardener's art. From Dis's waggon ! daffodils,' That come before the...lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one ! 0, these I lack, To make you garlands of; and, my sweet friend, To strew him o'er and o'er. Flo....
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Shakespeare-characters; Chiefly Those Subordinate

Charles Cowden Clarke - 1863 - 521 pages
...friend, I would I had some flowers o' the spring that might Become your time of day. '* * * * ***** O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that, frighted,...lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one. Oh, these I lack To make you garlands of; and, my sweet friend, To strew him o'er and o'er ! "Flo....
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The Continental Monthly, Volume 4

1863
...that frighted thou lett'st fall From Pis's wagon. Daffodils That come before the swallow dare, and take The winds of March with beauty. Violets, dim,...can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength, a malady Uost incident to maids.' Here the Imagination goes info the inmost soul of every flower, after having...
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Poetry of the Age of Fable

Thomas Bulfinch - 1863 - 251 pages
...that frighted thou lett'st fall From Dis's wagon ! daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets, dim,...ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength ; bold oxlips, and The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one. FORGIVE,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Part 139, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1863 - 1075 pages
...Han(withdrawn). mer. golden daffodils Coleridge conj. The winds of March with beauty; violets dim 120 But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath;...strength, a malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and 125 The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one ! O, these I lack, To make...
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Shakespere's garden; or, The plants and flowers named in his works described ...

Sidney Beisly - 1864
...my fairest friend, I would I had some flowers o' the spring, that might Become your time of day ; . O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that (frighted),...ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength, . Bold oxlips, and Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), a fragrant aromatic plant, well known to the...
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The dramatic works of William Shakespeare, with copious glossarial notes and ...

William Shakespeare - 1864
...friend, I would, I had some flowers o ' the spring, that might Become your time of day, — 0 Proserpine, For the flowers now, that frighted, thou let'st fall...ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength ; bold oxlips and The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one ! 0, these,...
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