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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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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 : — 0 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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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...beautiful of the seasons ? Thomson says, — " 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 description of spring seems borrowed from Dante's description, in the thirtieth canto of " Purgatory,"...
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The Rambler in Worcestershire; Or, Stray Notes on Churches and ..., Volume 1

John Noake - Church buildings - 1848 - 376 pages
...mentioned as a part of the bequest. Itirate, 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. is something inexpressibly pleasant in the act of turning out, snail like, from our shells, for the...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...ethereal Mildness, come, 20 And from the bosom of yon 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 25 With innocence and meditation joined In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy...
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Thomson and Pollok: Containing The Seasons

James Thomson - 1849 - 438 pages
...opposed lo that of a pure and happy kind. COME, gentle SPRIKO, 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 plains descend. O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts 6 With unaffected grace, or walk the plain...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1849 - 255 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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Poetical Works, Comprising All His Pastoral, Dramatic, Lyrical and Didactic ...

James Thomson - 1849 - 676 pages
...COME, gentle Spring, ethereal Mildness, eome; And from the bosom of yon dropping eloud, While musie wakes around, veil'd in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains deseend. O HERTFORD, fitted or to shine in eourts 5 With unaffeeted graee, or walk the plain With innoeenee...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...ethereal mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon 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 In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1850 - 685 pages
...COME, gentle Spring, ethereal Mildness, eome ; And from the bosom of yon dropping eloud, While musie wakes around, veil'd in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains deseend O HERTFOND, fitted or to shine in eourts 5 With unaffeeted graee, or walk the plain With innoeenee...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - English language - 1851 - 264 pages
...sometimes save them. THE SEASONS. SPRING. OME, 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. * * * * Hail ! Source of Being ! Universal Soul Of heaven and earth ! Essential Presence, hails To...
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