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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...opposed to that of a pure and happy kind. V^OMI, 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. 0 Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain • With innocence...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence: To which is Prefixed the Life of the ...

James Thomson - 1826 - 234 pages
...opposed to that of a pure and happy kind. CIIMK, gentle Spring, ethereal mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a show'r Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...opposed to that of a pure and happy kind. COME, gentle Spring! ethereal Mildness I come ; And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a show'r Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. 0, Hertford ! fitted or to shine in courts With nnaffected...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...humble servant, JAMES THOMSON. SPRING. !OME, gentle Spring ! ethereal Mildness! come, And from the strong. They are thy witnesses, who speak thy power...vain thy creatures testify of thee, Till thou pro the plain With innocence and meditation join'd fl soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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The Principles of English Composition: Illustrated by Examples with Critical ...

David Booth - English language - 1831 - 351 pages
...Spring" the sole personage in his picture: " 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." If a sentence is well arranged, and properly punctuated, there is no clause which may not be removed...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 25

1853
..." EXCURSIONS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA," &C. " 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 oar pUins descend." THOMSON. " Hunting," says an old author, " is the only amusement which entirely...
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The Angling Excursions of Gregory Greendrake, Esq. [pseud., I.e. J. Coad] in ...

J. Coad - Fishing - 1832 - 313 pages
...counties of Longford and Cavan. INTRODUCTION. " Come gentle spring! ethereal mildness come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a show'r Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend." THOMPSON. THIS is April, changeful sister of the...
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The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 2

American literature - 1834
...the bard's beautiful invocation — " 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 !" But lo ! even while I write, thy charms, oh lovely Spring, increase in intensity ; the air becomes...
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The Season: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

James Thomson - 1836 - 192 pages
...higher, wM digressions arising from the , COME, gentle SPRING ! e the rial mildness ! come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...shadowing roses, on our plains descend. O HERTFORD, titled or to shine in courts *—.*•' With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and...
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The Elements of English Composition

David Irving - English language - 1836 - 407 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,...shower Of shadowing roses on our plains descend.— Tliomson. Now Summer with her wanton court is gone To revel on the south side of the world, And flaunt...
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