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" Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub, Disporting, till the amorous bird of night Sung spousal, and bid haste the evening star, On his hill-top, to light the bridal lamp. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 56
1821
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 794 pages
...the ranks ascend, Shade above shade, a woody theatre. MILTON. Fresh gales and gentle airs \Yhisper'd it to the woods; and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub, Disporting. MILTON. With high woods the hills were crown'd ; With tufts the valleys, and each fountain side With...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1224 pages
...; all Heaven, And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectert influence; the earth Gave ow sick alike of Envy and of Praise. b. Pars— First Book of Horact. Ep. I. L. 3. Whisper' d it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub. d....
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The History of the Blair, Banister, and Braxton Families Before and After ...

Frederick Horner - 1897 - 324 pages
...All heaven, And happy constellations, on that hour Shed their selectest influence ; the earth Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill ; Joyous the birds...the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odors from the spicy shrub, Disporting, till the amorous bird of night Sung spousal, and bid hnste...
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Lycidas

John Milton - 1898 - 204 pages
...(applied by Homer to the dawn), ' rosy -armed, ' etc. 989. musky ... fling. Compare Par. Lost,viii. 515: "Fresh gales and gentle airs Whispered it to the woods,...wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub." In this passage the verb fling is similarly used. ' Musky ' = fragrant : comp. ' musk-rose,' 1. 496....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Edited from the Original Texts by the Rev ...

John Milton - 1900 - 588 pages
...: all Heav'n, And happie Constellations on that houre Shed thir selectest influence; the Earth Gave sign of gratulation, and each Hill ; Joyous the Birds; fresh Gales and gentle Aires Whisper'd it to the Woods, and from thir wings Flung Rose, flung Odours from the spicie Shrub,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1186 pages
...; all heaven And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectest influence ; the earth Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill ; Joyous the birds ; fresh gales and gentle airs Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub. Paradise...
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A History of English Literature (600-1900)

Eduard Engel - 1902 - 516 pages
...Heav'n, And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectest influence. The earth Gave sign of the gratulation, and each hill. Joyous the birds ; fresh gales and gentle airs Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub, Disporting,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1188 pages
...MILTON. And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectest influence ; the earth. Gave sitjn of gratulation, and each hill ; Joyous the birds ; fresh gales and gentle airs Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub. Paradise...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904 - 630 pages
...: all Heaven, And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectest influence; the earth Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill; Joyous the birds;...the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odors from the spicy shrub, Disporting, till the amorous bird of night Sung spousal, and bid haste...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904 - 930 pages
...they most breed and haunt, I have observed, The air is delicate. Macbeth, Act i. Sc. 6. SHAKESPEARE. Joyous the birds ; fresh gales and gentle airs Whispered...the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odors from the spicy shrub. Paradise Lost, Bk. VIII. MILTON. HAMLET. The air bites shrewdly ; it is...
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