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" A live thing maybe; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it; For the cool moss is thick and sweet Each side, and saves the blossom so That it lives out the long June heat. The deep scent of the heather burns About it; breathless though it be,... "
Plants and Their Children - Page 183
by Frances Theodora Parsons - 1896 - 272 pages
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Every Saturday, Volume 2

1866
...THE SUNDEW. BT THE AUTHOR OF "ATALASTA IN CALYDOJf." A LITTLE marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing maybe ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it ; For the cool...
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LAUS VENERIS, AND OTHER POEMS AND BALLADS.

ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE - 1867
...seems not yet Worth patience to regret. THE SUNDEW. A LITTLE marsh -plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing may be ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it ; For the...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 35

Great Britain - 1879
...sun-dew. Mr. Swinburne sings of it sweetly enough — " A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red ; Tread close, and either way you tread, Some faint black water sets between, Lest you should harm the tender head. " You call it Sun-dew ; how it grows, If with its...
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Poems and Ballads

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1883 - 338 pages
...seems not yet Worth patience to regret. THE SUNDEW. A LITTLE marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing may be ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it; For the cool...
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Living English poets [selections from their works].

English poets - 1883 - 19 pages
...nor vernal, Nor days nor things diurnal; THE SUNDEW A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing may be ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it; For the cool...
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Living English Poets: MDCCCLXXXII.

English poetry - 1883 - 339 pages
...nor vernal, Nor days nor things diurnal; THE SUNDEW A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing may be ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it; For the cool...
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English Verse, Volume 2

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...wolf that follows, the fawn that flies. THE SUNDEW. A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And prick'd at lip with tender red ! Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between, Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing, may be : who shall know ? The Summer knows, and suffers it : For the...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of A.C. Swinburne

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1884 - 634 pages
...secm> not yet Worth patience to regret. THE SUNDEW. A LITTLE marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head A live thing may be; who shall know? The summer knows and suffers it ; For the cool...
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Living English Poets MDCCCXCIII.

English poetry - 1893 - 285 pages
...Only the sleep eternal In an eternal night. THE SUNDEW A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And pricked at lip with tender red. Tread close, and either way...faint black water jets between Lest you should bruise the curious head. A live thing may be ; who shall know ? The summer knows and suffers it ; For the...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...L. 46. 236 FLOWERS— MARSH MARIGOLD. FLOWERS-PANSY. A little marsh-plant, yellow green, And prick'd AxIl A 5 .2Ǒ' * l) +Z.֎ Р&3) I R$ v ׏ W the curious head. a. SWINBURNE — The Sundew. Meadow Rue. Tlialictrum. When emerald slopes are drowned...
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