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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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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1124 pages
...day, On love, and winged St. Agnes' saintly care, \s she hud heard old dames full many times declare. ords, Howard, and Hulbert adoring» from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did...
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Household Friends for Every Season ...

James Thomas Fields - 1881 - 412 pages
...day, On love, and winged 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 honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire,...
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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1881 - 1000 pages
...On love, and winged St. Agnes' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare. VI. we're allied, No foe can subdue us, no faction divide ; For ne'er shall the sons of Columbia adoriugs from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 44

1881 - 504 pages
...perfect work of Mr. Tennyson's— St. Agnes' Eve. Here the poet has taken the legend according to which " upon St. Agnes' Eve Young virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adonnas from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright."...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 253

1882 - 778 pages
...Eve, Ymirn; vlr ' ' ' Ami might have visions of delight, ,K from their loves receive, L'y'tl niuldlc 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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 1002 pages
...day. On love, aud winged St. Agues' saintly care, As she had heard old dames full many times declare. :u / Aud soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honeyed middle of the night, If ceremonies due...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 253

1882 - 968 pages
...Anil soft aclorings from their loves receive, on^the honey'd middle of the night, If ceremonies clue they did aright ; As supperless to bed 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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 253

1882 - 876 pages
...subject of one of his poems, and represents Madeline as saying:— They told me how, upon St. Agnes's 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 suppcrless to bed they...
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Ballads and romances

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - 1883 - 388 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...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 and Other Writings, Volume 2

John Keats - 1883 - 608 pages
...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...they must retire, And couch supine their beauties, lilly white ; Nor look behind, nor sideways, but require Of Heaven with upward eyes for all that they...
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