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" NOT for the promise of the labour'd field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield, I bend at Ceres' shrine ; For dull to humid eyes appear The golden glories of the year ; Alas ! a melancholy worship's mine ! I hail the goddess for her scarlet flower.... "
The Belfast Monthly Magazine - Page 395
1811
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ...

New elegant extracts - 1823
...Enshroud me far from men, in deep repose. BAMPFYLDE. TO THE POPPY. Nor for the promise of the labour'd field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...brilliant weed That dost so far exceed The richest gifts gay Flora can bestow, Heedless I pass'd thee in Life's morning hour (Thou comforter of woe),...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 20; Volume 38

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1823
...follows. ' Not for the promise of the laboured fields, Nor for the good the yellow harvest yields, I bend at Ceres' shrine : For dull to humid eyes appear,...brilliant weed, That dost so far exceed The richest gifts gay Flora can bestow, Heedless I passed dice in life's morning hour, Thou comforter of woe !...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1823
...follows. ' Not for the promise of the laboured fields, Nor for the good the yellow harvest yields, I bend at Ceres' shrine : For dull to humid eyes appear,...brilliant weed, That dost so far exceed The richest gifts gay Flora can bestow, Heedless I passed thee in life's morning hour, Thou comforter of woe !...
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Specimens of British poetesses: selected and chronologically arranged

Alexander Dyce - Poetry - 1825 - 446 pages
...Charlotte Smith. Ode to the Poppy. (First printed in Smith's Desmond.) NOT for the promise of the labour'd field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...glories of the year ; Alas ! a melancholy worship's mine : t I hail the goddess for her scarlet flower ! Thou brilliant weed, That dost so far exceed * Not,...
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The Companion, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...begins with the following melodious piece of melancholy :— " Not for the promise of the laboured field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...mine : " I hail the Goddess for her scarlet flower," &c. In other words, the fair and flourishing lady of quality took opium -, which, we believe, was the...
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The Companion, Issues 1-29

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1828 - 432 pages
...Poppy," begins with the following melodious piece of melancholy:— " Not for the promise of the laboured field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...glories of the year : Alas! a melancholy worship's mine : " 1 hail the Goddess for her scarlet flower," &c. In other words, the fair and flourishing lady of...
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The Companion, by L. Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1828
...melodious piece of melancholy : — •• i •. * • •' . " Not for the promise of the laboured field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...glories of the year : Alas ! a melancholy worship's mine : " 1 hail the Goddess for her scarlet flower," &c. In other words, the fair and flourishing lady of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 2; Volume 154

Early English newspapers - 1833
...Charlotte Smith, and that it commenced something like what follows : " Not for the promise of the labour'd field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield, I bend at Ceres' shrine. I woo thee, Goddess, for thy scarlet flower," &c. Surely even the verse deserves consideration —...
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Men, Women, and Books: A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1847 - 303 pages
...Poppy," begins with the following melodious piece of melancholy :— "Not for the promise of the labored field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...mine: " I hail the Goddess for her scarlet flower," Sic. In other words, the flourishing lady of quality took opium; which, we suspect, was the case with...
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Men, Women, and Books: A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1847
...begins with the following melodious piece of melancholy:— . . j " Not for the promise of the laboured field, Not for the good the yellow harvests yield,...The golden glories of the year: Alas! a melancholy worship 's mine: " I hail the Goddess for her scarlet flower," &c. In other words, the flourishing...
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