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" 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; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in... "
Laocoon - Page 168
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - 1874 - 360 pages
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Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature ..., Volume 6

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1844 - 604 pages
...of respect in those days as " chariot" is now.) Daffodils, That come before the swallow dare*, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets, dim,...than the lids of Juno's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath. — Bold oxlips, and The crown imperial ; lilies of all kinds. The flower-de-luce being one ! OI these...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 195

1892 - 890 pages
...cheered into forgetfulness by the natural magic of Daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty. Violets, dim...than the lids of Juno's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath. Nor is it true that such solace is merely sensual. Not the scene only returns to us, but all the memories...
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Women's Re-visions of Shakespeare: On the Responses of Dickinson ..., Volume 4

Marianne Novy - 1990 - 276 pages
...come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, But sweeter dian the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale...malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one. (4.4.116-26) I asked her if she...
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Milton Re-viewed: Ten Essays

Edward Le Comte - 1991 - 168 pages
...noted that the discarded line "puts beyond doubt the Shakespearean derivation of Milton's primerose: "pale primroses, / That die unmarried ere they can...his strength (a malady / Most incident to maids)...' (W. Tale 4.4. 1225)"; cf. JB Leishman, Milton's Minor Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1969),...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns - 1992 - 526 pages
...fall From Dis's waggon! Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of Mareh with beauty, violets dim But sweeter than the lids...in his strength (a malady Most incident to maids) ... (4. 4. 112-25) This is a play controlled by the rhythm of death and rebirth, and the use of the...
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Things Supernatural and Causeless: Shakespearean Romance

Marco Mincoff - 1992 - 148 pages
...that, frighted, thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon! daffadils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets, dim,...the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale primeroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most incident...
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 136 pages
...that, frighted, thou let'st fall From Dis's wagon; daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim,...malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one. O, these I lack To make you garlands...
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Through the Garden Gate

Elizabeth Lawrence - 1995 - 290 pages
...make "a bank for love to lie and play on": daffodils that come before the swallow, dim violets, and pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold...malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips, and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one! The names of the primulas are confused,...
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Through the Garden Gate

Elizabeth Lawrence - 1995 - 290 pages
...love to lie and play on": daffodils that come before the swallow, dim violets, and pale ptimroses. That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus...malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips, and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one! The names of the primulas are confused,...
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The Winter's Tale

William Shakespeare - 1995 - 164 pages
...violets (dim, 120 But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath); pale prime-roses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most incident to maids);88 bold oxlips, and The crown imperial; lilies of all kinds (The flow'r-de-luce being one)....
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