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" COME, gentle SPRING! ethereal Mildness! come; And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. "
Le stagioni - Page 38
by James Thomson - 1826 - 412 pages
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 19

Literature - 1901
...ethereal mildness, come: And from the bosom of your dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veiled in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend....to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation joined YOL. XIX. — 25 10592 JAMES THOMSON. In soft assemblage,...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veiled in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. 0 Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation joined In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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Meehans' Monthly: A Magazine of Horticulture, Botany and ..., Volumes 11-12

Agriculture - 1901
...FLOWERS AND NATURE. WELCOME TO SPRING. Come, gentle Spring ! ethereal Mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. THOMSON. ADDITIONAL NOTES ON MIMULUS. — The genus Mimultts is almost exclusively American, and most...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English poets and on ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...Spring, as descending to the earth. ' Come, gentle Spring ! ethereal Mildness ! come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend.' Who, from such a flimsy, round-about, unmeaning commencement as this, would expect the delightful,...
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Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

William Outram Tristam - Coaching - 1903 - 376 pages
...all events too enduring for Thomson's powers of pacification. It was in vain that he piped off — " Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With Innocence and Meditation joined In soft assemblage." In vain ! In vain ! The lady...
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Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

William Outram Tristram - Coaching (Transportation) - 1906 - 376 pages
...all events too enduring for Thomson's powers of pacification. It was in vain that he piped off— " Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With Innocence and Meditation joined In soft assemblage." In vain! In vain! The lady declined...
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Round about Wiltshire

Arthur Granville Bradley - Cities and towns - 1907 - 386 pages
...Autumn, and Winter," but certainly not at Marlborough, for he was invited there no more by his " dear Hertford." " Fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation joined In soft assemblage ..." Nor could he any longer, as...
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Thomson's Seasons: Criticial Edition, Being a Reproduction of the Original ...

James Thomson, Otto Zippel - 1908 - 338 pages
...Pope. The bracketed words are cancelled. COME, gentle Spring, JEthereal Mildness, come, And from the Bosom of yon dropping Cloud, While Music wakes around,...Shower Of shadowing Roses, on our Plains descend. 5 Oh Hertford, fitted, or to shine in Courts B 5 c 5 i> 5 With unaffected Grace, or walk the Plain,...
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Composition and Style

Robert D. Blackman - English literature - 1908 - 320 pages
...death, No bounds to human woe. Campbell. Come gentle Spring ! ethereal mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...a shower Of shadowing roses on our plains descend. — Thomson. Lo ! how the Years to come, a numerous and well-fitted quire, All hand in hand do decently...
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The Varying Year

George William Erskine Russell - Country life - 1908 - 282 pages
...with this sanguine invocation : — " Come, gentle Spring ! ethereal mildness, come ! And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While Music wakes around,...shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend." This expectation of roses in spring reminds one of the fact that Thomson dwelt in Richmond Park, where...
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