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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 seasons & Castle of indolence, by Thomson. The farmer's boy, Rural tales ...

James Thomson, Robert Bloomfield - 1842
...dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a show'r Of shadowing roses, on our plains defend. O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk The plain With innocence and meditation jnio'd ID soft assemhlage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - Seasons - 1842 - 320 pages
...opposed t.ri tiint ^fn pur* nnd h^ppy kinrl ^ OME, gentle SPRING, ethereal mildness, come ; And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a shower _ ^ shadowing roses, on our plains descend. O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...opposed to that of a pure and happy kind. COME, gentle Spring, ethereal Mildness, come, And from the the plain With innocence and meditation join'd In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...happy kind. COME, gentle Spring, ethereal Mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloi.d, ural ditties were not mute, Temper'd to the oaten...From the glad sound would not be absent long ; And ol the plain With innocence and meditation join'd In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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Memoirs and correspondence, ed. by L. Horner, Volume 1

Francis Horner - 1843
...imagination. You may understand me by an example — " And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, AVhile music wakes around, veil'd in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend." No doubt, the three or four different perceptions, which compose this delightful image, separately...
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The Christian mother's magazine, ed. by mrs. Milner, Volume 1

Mary Milner - 1844
...invocation of the Poet of the seasons, " Come, gentle Spring, etherial mildness come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...shower, Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend." For " a cloud of shadowing roses," we must. in our latitudes, be content to wait, till, " Chilli of...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...to the earth : " Come, gentle Spring ! ethereal Mildness ! come, And from the bosom of yon drooping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a 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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Genesis oder Geschichte der innern und aŘssern Entwikkelung der englischen ...

Friedrich Albert Maennel - English language - 1846 - 192 pages
...beginnt ganz in Kleist'scher Manier, also: 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! O Hartford, fitted, or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain 'With innocence and...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...that of a pure and happy kind. SPRING. COME, gentle Spring, ethereal mildness, come ; And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around,...to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation join'd * This poetical allusion to the fall of flowers from...
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Favorite Haunts and Rural Studies: Including Visits to Spots of Interest in ...

Edward Jesse - Berkshire (England) - 1847 - 365 pages
.... the solitude. Here also Thomson might have composed his well-known address to Lady Hertford : — O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With innocence and meditation join'd In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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