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" TO VIOLETS WELCOME, maids of honour, You do bring In the Spring ; And wait upon her. She has virgins many, Fresh and fair ; Yet you are More sweet than any. "
Hesperides, or, The works both humane and divine of Robert Herrick [Followed ... - Page 108
by Robert Herrick - 1846
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...thee all ; And thou a thousand thousand times shalt be More shak't thy selfe, then she is scorch't by thee. TO VIOLETS. WELCOME, maids of honour, You...spring ; And wait upon her. She has virgins many, Fresh and faire ; Yet you are More sweet then any. Y'are the Maiden Posies, And so grac't, To be plac't,...
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The poetical works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1825
...thee all ; And thou a thousand thousand times shalt be More shak't thy selfe, then she is scorch't by thee. TO VIOLETS. WELCOME, maids of honour, You...spring ; And wait upon her. She has virgins many, Fresh and faire ; Yet you are More sweet then any. Y'are the Maiden Posies, And so grac't, To be plac't,...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - Floriculture - 1825 - 464 pages
...Sought the best shelter it could find, 'Neath long grass banks." " Welcome, maids of honour, You do bring In the spring, And wait upon her. " She has virgins many, Fresh and fair ; Yet you are More sweet than any. " Yet, though thus respected, By and bye Ye do lie,...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 21

Asia - 1826
...lukewarm at best. (The remainder next month.) TO , ON RECEIVING SOME VIOLETS, THE FIRST OF THE SEASON. Welcome, maids of honour — You doe bring In the Spring, And wait upon her. Hcrrick. O, in these sweetly-scented bells, What a dear charm, what magic dwells ! So sweetly-scented...
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The Pass of Bonholme: And Other Occasional Verses

O. Greene - Poetry - 1831 - 100 pages
...To waft a last farewell from Bawburgh Hall. TO , ON BEOEIVINO SOME VIOLETS, THK PIBST OF THE SEASON. Welcome, maids of honour— You doe bring In the Spring, And wait upon her. Herriek. O, in these sweetly-scented bells, What a dear charm, what magic dwells ! O, to me the little...
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The romance of nature: or, The flower-seasons illustrated

Mrs. Charles Meredith - Flowers in literature - 1836 - 253 pages
...lyre of Herrick. We find him, in the following lines, allowing the Violet precedence of the rose : — Welcome, maids of honour, You doe bring In the Spring; And wait upon her. She has virgins many, Fresh and feire ; 70 Y'are the maiden posies, And so grac't, To be plac't 'Fore damask roses. Yet,...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith - Flowers - 1836 - 255 pages
...lyre of Herrick. We find him, in the following lines, allowing the Violet precedence of the rose: — Welcome, maids of honour, You doe bring In the Spring ; And wait upon her. 72 She has virgins many, Freshe and faire ; Yet you are More sweet than any. Y'art! the maiden posies,...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 1

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1844
...poets who have honored the violet in their song, we admire Herrick in the following simple lines : Welcome, maids of honour ; You doe bring In the Spring, And wait upon her. * Ovid. Met. 1, v. 748.— Virg. JEn. Book 7, v. 780. She has virgins many, Frcshe and faire ; Yet...
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Hesperides: or, The works both humane and divine of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick, Samuel Weller Singer - 1846
...if not deftroy thee all. And thou a thoufand thoufand times fhalt be More fhak't thy felfe, then fhe is fcorch't by thee. To Violets. WElcome, Maids of...Maiden Pofies, And fo grac't, To be plac't, 'Fore Damafk Rofes. Yet though thus refpected, By and by Ye doe lie, Poore Girles, negrle£led. ' O Upon...
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Lotus-eating: a Summer Book

George William Curtis - Atlantic States - 1852 - 206 pages
...lawn, and welcomed them with Robert Herrick'a Greeting to the Violets : Welcome, maids of honor, You do bring In the Spring, And wait upon her. She has virgins many. Fresh and fair; Yet you are More sweet than any. You 're the Maiden Posies, And so graced To be placed...
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