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" In the Spring a fuller crimson comes upon the robin's breast; In the Spring the wanton lapwing gets himself another crest; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. "
Poems - Page 96
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1846 - 235 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 70

1842
...speaker tells his former happiness in the following lines : — 'Then her cheek was pale and thinner thun should be for one so young, And her eyes on all my motions with n mute observance hung ; And I said, " My cousin Amy, speak, and speak the truth to me, Trust me, cousin,...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 33

Theology - 1843
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns...than should be for one so young, And her eyes on all ray motions with a mute observance hung, And I said, " My cousin Amy, speak and speak the truth to...
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The Living Age, Volume 199

1893
...autumn, and the cousins were to be introduced in the summer. Just now it was spring. And, alas! — In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. John Farquhar, the engaged man, was . not sufficiently alive to this springtime danger in which he...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove ; In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns...hung. And I said. "My cousin Amy, speak, and speak the trtith to me, Trust me, cousin, all the current of my being sets to thee." On her pallid cheek and...
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An Improved Grammar of the English Language, on the Inductive System: With ...

Bradford Frazee - English language - 1845 - 192 pages
...the wanton lapwing gets himself another nest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns...cheek was pale and thinner than should be for one BO young, And her eyes on all my motions with a mute observance hung. And I said, " My cousin Amy,...
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Kingsconnell, Volume 2

mrs. Gordon - 1850
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest j In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove; In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." ALFRED TKNNYSON. AND now winter had long given place to summer. It was long since Captain Lockhart's...
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Kingsconnell: A Tale ...

Margaret Maria Gordon - 1850
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove; In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." ALFRED TENNYSON. AND now winter had long given place to summer. It was long since Captain Lockhart's...
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Love Vs. Marriage, Volume 1

M. Edgeworth Lazarus - Love - 1852 - 12 pages
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest ; In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove ; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Then her check was pale and thinner than should be for one so young, And her eyes on all my motions with a mute...
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The Midland magazine and monthly review, ed. by J.J. Britton & J.N. Smith ...

Midland-metropolitan magazine
...wanton lapwing gets himself another crest, In the spring a fuller crimson comes upon the burnished dove, In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love." And now, goodbye to ye readers — a hearty goodbye, an English " goodbye !" which is better than any...
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Greenwood Leaves: A Collection of Sketches and Letters

Grace Greenwood - Electronic book - 1852 - 382 pages
...spring-time of softer sunshine, and deeper bloom, and more entrancing song. It may also be true that — ' In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.' Certain it is, that, like the hero of ' Locksley Hall,' Mr. Walter Edwards felt ' all the current of...
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