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" Eve, Young virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honey'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire, And couch supine their beauties, lily white... "
The boys' own story-book, by the best authors - Page 179
by Boys - 1852
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1823 - 400 pages
...somewhat from those just mentioojsd, and are thus prettily enumerated by the poet : — They told her bow, upon St, Agnes' Eve, ..-.," ' Young virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adoring* from their loves receive • Upon the honied middle of the night, , • ' -If ceremonies due...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824 - 846 pages
...observed by the fair Madeline differ somewhat from those just mentioned, and are thus enumerated : — They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young Virgins...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honied middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826 - 882 pages
...was a-cold ; The hare limp'd trembling through the frozen And silent was the flock in woolly fold . event, and these performances were, in a quarter of an hour, repeated to another equall softadorings from their loves receive Upon the honey'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they...
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Time's Telescope

1830 - 472 pages
...hare limp'd trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold. * •***'* They told her how upon St. Agnes' Eve Young virgins...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honeyM middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright; As supperless to bed they must retire,...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

1832 - 524 pages
...to be observed to attain the end desired, .viz., that of knowing who should be their husbands :— Upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins might have visions...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honied middle of the night ; If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837 - 954 pages
...a-cold ; The hare Imip'd trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold . They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins might have visions of delight, And softadorings from their loves receive Upon the honey 'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839 - 874 pages
...a-cold ; The hare limp'd trembling through the frozen grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold . ists, the tamarind-tree enfolds within its leaves...order to guard them from cold or rain. The flower honey d middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - 1840 - 552 pages
...On love, and wing'd Si. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard oid dames full many times declare. VI. They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young Virgins...might have visions of delight, And soft adorings from llieir loves receive Upon the honey'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 280 pages
...day On love, and wing'd St. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the toney'd middle of the night If ceremonies due they did aright; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 278 pages
...day On love, and wing'd St. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honey' d middle of the night If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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