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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. "
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by James Thomson - 1826 - 412 pages
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson, Volume 2

James Thomson - English poetry - 1854
...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,...descend. O HERTFORD, fitted, or to shine in courts a With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With Innocence and Meditation join'd In soft assemblage,...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson, Volume 2

James Thomson - 1854
...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,...shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. 0 HERTFORD, fitted, or to shine in courts i With unaffected grace, or walk the plain With Innocence...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...descending 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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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1854 - 306 pages
...rose-shower a dress ; as in the following : Come, gentle Spring, etherial mildness come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a robe With roses pictured, violets and vines, Upon our plains descend. ' Here there is no metaphor ;...
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Flowers and Flower-gardens

David Lester Richardson - Flower gardening - 1855 - 232 pages
...shadowing roses" and " surly Winter" with his " ruffian blasts." It should have commenced the poem. O 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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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1855 - 306 pages
...rose-shower a dress ; as in the following : Come, gentle Spring, etherial mildness come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a robe With roses pictured, violets and vines, Upon our plains descend. Here there is no metaphor ; but...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 570 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. Thovmson's Seasons. See where surly winter passes off, Far to the north, and ealls his ruffian...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier

John Wilson - 1856
...succeeded by the yet brighter broom ! " 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 ! " There is no possibility, surely, of her not bringing the Book ? No — no. She will bring it ;...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1856
...succeeded by the yet brighter broom ! " Come, gentle Spring, ethereal mildness, come, And from the hosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd...a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend ! " There is no possibility, surely, of her not bringing the Book ? No — no. She will bring it ;...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - Seasons in literature - 1856 - 335 pages
...of a pure and happy kind. COME, gentle SPRING, ethereal Mildness, come ; And from the bosom of }'on dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in...shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. 1. Come, <fec. : Spring is here poetically addressed as a person, and invited to come forth from a...
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