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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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A Day Book of Milton

John Milton - 1905 - 398 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, Disporting,...
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Milton's Comus: With Introduction and Notes by William Bell ...

John Milton - 1907 - 146 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 Epic of Paradise Lost: Twelve Essays

Marianna Woodhull - 1907 - 398 pages
...... all heav'n And happy constellations, on that hour, Shed their selected 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, Disporting,...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1908 - 586 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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English Grammar and Composition

Alexander Malcolm Williams - 1909 - 450 pages
...bunch of blooming plums Ready to melt between an infant's gums. Fresh gales and gentle airs Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours form the spicy shrub. By cool Siloam's shady rill How sweet the lily grows ! How sweet the breath beneath...
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Den nordiska renässansen i sjuttonhundratallets litteratur: en undersökning ...

Anton Blanck - 1911 - 474 pages
...resulGave sign of gratulation, and each hill; .Toyous the birda; fresh gales and gentle airs Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose,...flung odours from the spicy shrub, Disporting till the amourous bird of night Sung spousal, ond bid baste the evening star On his hill-top, to light the bridal...
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Swedenborg: en studie öfver hans utveckling till mystiker och andeskådare

Martin Lamm - 1915 - 380 pages
...Mom: 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 Whisperd it to the Woods, and from thir wings Flung Rose, flung Odours from the spicie Shrub,...
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Studies in Shakespeare

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1916 - 228 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 Lowell himself...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1892 - 672 pages
...Heaven, And happy constellations, on that hour Shed their selectest influence ; the Earth . . •• Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill ; Joyous the birds...shrub, Disporting, till the amorous bird of night ' t •. Sung spousal, and bid haste the Evening-star On his hill-top to light the bridal lamp. 520...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1422 pages
...morn; all Heaven, And happy constellations on that hour Shed their selectest influence; the earth Gave bunting. All's Well That Ends Well— Act II. Sc. 5. L.5. 21 Hark! Whisper'd it to the woods, and from their wings Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub. MILTON—...
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