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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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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 372 pages
...On love, and wing'd St. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare. VI. 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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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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845 - 854 pages
...virgins might hare visions of delight, Aad soft adoring from their loves receive, Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright; As supperless to bed they must retire, And conch supine, their beauties lily white ; Nor look behind, nor sideways, but require Of Heaven, with...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

1845 - 614 pages
...care, 4s she hail heard old dames full many times declare. They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Ere, Young virgins might have visions of delight; And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, snppeiless to bed they must retire,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847 - 616 pages
...taking flight for heaven without a death, Past the sweet Virgin's picture, while his prayer he saith. 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 hed they must retire,...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - 1847 - 556 pages
...On love, and wing'd Si. Agnes' saintly care, As ehe had heard old dames lull many limes declare. VI. They told her how, upon St Agnes' Eve, Young Virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adoring^ from itieir loves receive Upon the honey 'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 125

1912 - 666 pages
...likely to obtain the folk-lore which he has worked up into his poem ' The Eve of St. Agnes ' : — They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins...the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperlcss to bed they must retire, And couch supine their beauties, lily white ; Nor look behind,...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - 1854 - 592 pages
...The hare limped 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 honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As supperleas to bed they must retire,...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - 1854 - 584 pages
...virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright;...they must retire, And couch supine their beauties lily-white ; Nor look behind, nor sideways, but require Of Heaven with upward eyes for all that they...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1855 - 416 pages
...On love, and winged St. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare. VI. They told her how, upon St. Agnes' Eve, Young virgins...And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to hed they must retire,...
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