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" How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village train, from labour free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree, While many a pastime circled in the shade, The... "
Lives of the novelists - Page 108
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 21

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1837
...probably in the line— ' The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool.' " Another natural object— ' The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made,' was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors, English - 1837
...probably in the line — " The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool." Another natural object — " The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made," was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837
...thousand fold it doth." In " The Deserted Village," Goldsmith rather varies the picture, and shows us " The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made." The hawthorn is the usual accompaniment of that characteristic feature of English rural scenery, the...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - English literature - 1837
...probably in the line — " The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool." Another natural object — " The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made," was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1837 - 220 pages
...common hawthorn, Crategus Oxycanthvg. Now hawthonis blossom, now the daisies spring. Pope, The hawtliarn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made. Goldmith'i Dem ted Ullage. And hawthorn't early blooms appear, Like youthful hope upon life's year....
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...the line — " The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool." Another natural object — "The hawthora bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made," was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 2

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 pages
...conjured up a more beautiful picture of the hawthorn, than Goldsmith in his Deserted Village : — " The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made." The custom of going a Maying, that is, going out early in the morning of the 1st of May to gather bunches...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 2

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 pages
...conjured up a more beautiful picture of the hawthorn, than Goldsmith in his Deserted Village: — " The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lover* made." The custom of going a Maying, that is, going out early in the morning of the 1st of May...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1838
...profited. The Hawthorn conjures up by its very name thoughts of love and poetry — ' The hawthorn-bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made,' the custom of going a-maying, the floral games, and all the other associations connected with that...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...shelter'd cot, the cultivated farm, The never failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topt the neighbouring hill, The hawthorn bush, with seats...shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made ! How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village...
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