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" Fate's severe decree, A new Marcellus shall arise in thee! Full canisters of fragrant lilies bring, Mix'd with the purple roses of the spring: Let me with fun'ral flow'rs his body strow: This gift, which parents to their children owe, This unavailing... "
The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ... - Page 392
by Great Britain - 1804
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Pompeii ...

George Clarke (F.S.A.) - Pompeii (Extinct city) - 1832
...lilies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow, This gift which parents to their children owe. This unavailing gift at least I may bestow. Dryden, JEn. vi. 883. Other plants, however, were set apart as having a special...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...lilies bring, Mix'd with the purple roses of the spring, Let me with fun'ral flowers his body strew, This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least I may bestow. — Virgil. In Wales, this custom of strewing the graves, aa well as filling the...
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Pompeii, Volume 2

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Pompeii (Extinct city) - 1836
...IBies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow^ This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift at least I may bestow. Dryden, JEa. vi. 883. Other plants, however, were set apart as having a special...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1836
...lilies bring, Mix'd with the purple roses of the spring : Let me with fun'ral flow'rs his body strow, This gift, which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least I may bestow !" Thus having said, he led the hero round The confines of the blest Elysian ground...
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Flowers; their moral, language, and poetry, ed. by H.G. Adams

Henry Gardiner Adams - History - 1844
...lilies bring, Mixed with the purple roses of the spring : Let me with fun'ral flowers his body strow ; This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least, I may bestow 1" VIRGIL. From these two extracts we may gather, that it was considered a duty...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 57

1845
...lilies bring, ïlix'd with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow ; This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least, 1 may bestow ! ' " 625 Here is an excellent flow. The sorrow and the pride and the public love...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - Criticism - 1846 - 344 pages
...lilies bring, Mix'd with the purpte roses of the spring; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow; This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least, I may bestow !' " Here is an excellent flow. The sorrow and the pride and the public Jove which...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - Greek poetry - 1847 - 530 pages
...lilies bring, Mi.vd with the purple roses of the spring: Let me with fun'ral flowers his body strow. This gift, which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift, at least I may bestow !" Thus having said, he led the hero round The confines of the blest Elysian ground;...
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Pompeii [by W. Clarke].

William Clarke (architect.) - 1847
...lilies bring. Mixed with the purple roses of the spring ; Let me with funeral flowers his body strow : This gift which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift at least I may bestow. Dryden, JEn. vi. 883. Other plants, however, were set apart as having a special...
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Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Christian antiquities - 1849
...lilies bring, Mix'd with the purple roses of the spring: Let me with funeral flow'rs his body strew : This gift, which parents to their children owe, This unavailing gift at least I may bestow.' " The graves of Glamorganshire, decorated with flowers and herbs, at once gratify...
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