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" SOME ask'd me where the rubies grew, And nothing I did say : But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl, To part her lips, and show'd them there The quarelets of Pearl. "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth - Page 253
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...does depart, The outlet then is from the heart. XXV. THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND THE QUARRY OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing...lips, and shew them there The quarrelets of pearl. XXVI. UPON ROSES. UNDER a lawn, than skies more clear, Some ruffled roses nestling were ; And, snugging...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - English poetry - 1810 - 253 pages
...The outlet then is from the heart. XXV. THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND THE QUARRY OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd roe where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say, But...lips, and shew them there The quarrelets of pearl. XXVI. UPON ROSES. UNDER a lawn, than skies more clear, Some ruffled roses nestling were ; And, snugging...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...QUARRY OF PEARJLr. By Jtohtvt Herrick, Anna 1648. Some ask'd me where the rubies grew, And nothing did I say; But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia....where, Then spoke I to my girl, To part her lips, and show'd them there The quarclets of pearl. UPON ROSES. / Under a lawn than skies more clear, Some ruffled...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...entitled by the exquisite beauty of his WE!* JULIA. Some asked me where the rubies grew, And nothing did I say, But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some asked how pearls did grow, anil who<i Then spake I to my girle, To part her lips, and show me there...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...lapidary instead of a poet. One of his pieces is entitled " The Rock of Rubies, and the Quarry of Pearls. Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing...there The quarrelets of pearl. Now this is making a pctref action both of love and poetry. His poems, from their number and size, are " like the motes...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Books - 1822
...sings, Chor. — Love honey yields, but never stings." The Rock of Rubies and the Quarry of Pearls. " Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing...lips, and shew them there The quarrelets of pearl." Upon Mrs. Elizabeth Wheeler, under the name of Amaryllis. " Sweet Amaryllis by a spring's Soft, and...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1822
...sings, Chor. — Love honey yields, but never stings." The Rock of Rubies and the Quarry of Pearls. " Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing...lips, and shew them there The quarrelets of pearl." Upon Mrs. Elizabeth Wlieder, under the name of Amaryllis. " Sweet Amaryllis by a spring's Soft, and...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...red, The rest I'le speak, when we meet Iwth in bed. THE ROCK OP RUBIES, AND THE QUARRIE OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd me where the Rubies grew, And nothing I...did say ; But with my finger pointed to The lips of JuliaSome ask'd how Pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my giule, To part her lips, and shew...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - Elegiac poetry, English - 1825
...blushing red, The rest Tle speak, when we meet both in bed. THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND THE QUARRIE OF PEARLS. S'OME ask'd me where the Rubies grew, And nothing...how Pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girle, To part her lips, and shew me there The quarelets of Pearl. CONFORMITIE. CONFORMITIE was ever...
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Cupid's album: being a choice collection of elegant compliments and ...

Cupid - 1826 - 228 pages
...RUBIES, AND THE QUARRIE OF PEARLS. BY HERRICK. Some asked me, where the rubies grew ? And nothing did I say ; . But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some asked how pearls did grow and where ? Then spoke I to my girl, To part her lips, and shew'd them there...
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