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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

James Thomson - Seasons in literature - 1856 - 335 pages
...unmeaning commencement as this, would expect the delightful, unexaggerated, home-felt descriptions of O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plain 5 With innocence and meditation join'd In soft assemblage, listen to my song, natural scenery,...
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Essays critical and imaginative

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, veil'd in a shower I Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend I " There is no possibility, surely, of her not bringing...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - Nature in literature - 1856 - 554 pages
...dropping cloud, While musió wakes around, veiled in a shower Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. 0 ay ; While the plain With innocence and meditation joined In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which thy own...
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THE SEASONS

JAMES THOMSON - 1857
...to that of a pun and happy kind. SPRING. , 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 In soft assemblage, listen to my song, Which ihy own...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Recreations of ...

John Wilson - 1857
...the genders of Thomson's " Seasons " — " 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 ! " That picture is indistinctly and obscurely beautiful to the imagination, and there is not a syllable...
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Recreations of Christopher North

John Wilson - 1857
...the genders of Thomson's " Seasons " — " 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 ! " That picture is indistinctly and obscurely beautiful to the imagination, and there is not a syllable...
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Thomson and Pollok: Containing The Seasons

James Thomson - 1858 - 438 pages
...opBosed to that of a pure and happy kind. COME, gentle SPRING, ethereal Mildness, come, And from the bosom of yon dropping cloud, While music wakes around, veil'd in a .hovvnr Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend. O Hertford, fitted or to shine in courts With unaffected...
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Advanced reading book, literary and scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 428 pages
...OF THE FIELD IN THAT SEASON, DESCRIBED. 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 ! And see where surly Winter passes off, Far to the north, and calls his ruffian blasts : His blasts...
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Rambles Round Glasgow: Descriptive, Historical, and Traditional

Hugh MacDonald - Glasgow (Scotland) - 1860 - 434 pages
...following fashion : — " 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." When the masters of the lyre are thus out of joint with the seasons, we need hardly be surprised that...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...salute the weleome day, SPRING— continued. 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, Spring I. See where surly Winter passes off, Far to the north, and calls his ruffian blasts...
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