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" WELCOME, pale Primrose ! starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The every lawn, the wood, and spinney through, Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green ; How much thy presence beautifies the ground : How sweet thy modest, unaffected... "
Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery - Page 188
by John Clare - 1820 - 222 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 90

English essays - 1820 - 736 pages
...March 6, 1 820. AC TWO SONNETS, By JOHN CI.ARE, Tht Northamptonshire Peasant*. F. THE PRIMROSE. E, pale Primrose! starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew [through. The every lawn, the wood, and spinney Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green ; How much...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1821 - 444 pages
...by the tangled bramble and thick foliage of the hawthorn. Of this kind is the spurgeThe PRIMROSE. 1 Welcome, pale Primrose! starting up between Dead matted...; . ' How much thy presence beautifies the ground t How sweet thy modest, unaffected pride Glows on the sunny bank, and wood's warm side. And where thy...
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First Steps to Botany [...]

James Lawson Drummond - 1826 - 420 pages
...scent is very delicate, and its pale colour gives it a striking expression of modesty and sweetness. Welcome, Pale Primrose ! starting up between Dead...through, Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green; How sweet thy modest unaffected pride How much thy presence beautifies the ground ! Glows on the sunny...
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Poetic Gleanings, from Modern Writers: With Some Original Pieces

Poetic gleanings - Children's poetry - 1827 - 182 pages
...retiring worth is there, No incense of the heart exhales to heaven! M. TO AN EARLY PRIMROSE. BY CLARE. WELCOME, pale Primrose ! starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The sunny lawn, the wood, and coppice through, Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green : How much thy...
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The select florist; or A treatise on the culture and management of ... flowers

John Sanders (writer on horticulture.) - 1829 - 214 pages
...state, is the common primrose (well known to almost every child capable of plucking a flower) which -" Starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The every lawn, and wood, and spinney through, Mid creeping moss, and ivy's darker green ; How much thy presence beautifies...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833 - 468 pages
...scent is very delicate, and its pale colour gives it a striking expression of modesty and sweetness. Welcome, pale Primrose ! starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The very lawn, the wood, and spinney through, 'Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green ; How much thy...
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The history and antiquities of Wellingborough

John Cole - Wellingborough (Northamptonshire) - 1837 - 326 pages
...neighbourhood, and is but seldom found. In Hardwick wood, however, it may be seen in its appointed season, — "Starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The every lawn, the wood and spinny through, 'Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green.1' — Clare. Here, too, oxlips and wood-anemonies...
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The Lady's Book of Flowers and Poetry: To which are Added, a Botanical ...

Lucy Hooper - Flower language - 1842 - 304 pages
...Absorb'd in still delight ; My spirit drank deep quietness In with that quiet sight. The same. — CLARE. WELCOME, pale Primrose ! starting up between Dead matted leaves of ash and oak, that strew The very lawn, the wood, and spinney through, 'Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green: How much thy presence...
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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

Seasons - 1844 - 276 pages
...Hebe, as it smiles on us from the sunny bank, mid the brown and matted leaves of a bygone summer — Welcome, pale primrose ! starting up between Dead...and oak, that strew The every lawn, the wood, and spinny through, 'Mid creeping moss and ivy's darker green ; How much thy presence beautifies the ground,...
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Glossary of Northamptonshire Words and Phrases, Volume 2

Anne Elizabeth Baker - English language - 1854 - 450 pages
...overgrown with brushwood for game." Halliwell says, in Buckinghamshire a brook is called a spinney. Welcome, pale primrose, starting up between Dead matted...strew The every lawn, the wood, and spinney through, And creeping moss, and ivy's darker green. Anemonies and lilies of the valley Cover whole acres of...
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