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" And blesses her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow with goodly vermeil stain, Like crimson dyed in grain... "
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...throats, The choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echo ring. Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853
...throats, The choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echo ring Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her spoak.% And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her checks, And the...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1857 - 517 pages
...bride, is perhaps one of the most beautiful and vivid pictures in the whole compass of English poetry. Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing...pure snow, with goodly vermeil stain, Like crimson died in grain ! That even the angels, which continually About the sacred altar do remain, Forget their...
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The Celt

Irish literature - 1857
...were married in Cork, 1594. In the fulness of his love he celebrates the happy occasion thus : — "Behold ! while she before the altar stands. Hearing...happy hands : How the red roses flush up in her cheeks P Shortly after his marriage he again went to London, and published three books more of his " Fairy...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...throats, The choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echo ring. Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow,...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: With Observations on His Life and Writings

Edmund Spenser - 1857 - 549 pages
...tliroates, 220 The choristers the loyous anthemc sing. That all the woods may answer, and their eccho ring. Behold, while* she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her sjwukes, And blesx-th her with his two happy hands, 225 How the red rotes flu*«h up in her cln-ekes,...
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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...ALTAR. Character, Flushed yet Lady-like Scanty, with ecstatic Jngels regarding her ; Painter, the same. Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, Jtnd blesses her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks ! And the pure...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 5

Edmund Spenser, George Gilfillan - 1859
...choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echo ring. Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow,...
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Julian Home: A Tale of College Life

Frederic William Farrar - Boys - 1860 - 420 pages
...as he looked on the perfect scene, took out a piece of paper, and wrote on it Spenser's lines :— "Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing...roses flush up in her cheeks And the pure snow with golden vermeil stain, Like crimson dyed in grain." He handed the lines to Lillyston and Owen, and they...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER. THE TEXT AREFULLY REVISED, AND ...

FRANCIS J. CHILD - 1860
...choristers the ioyous antheme sing, That all the woods may answer, and their eccho ring. Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speakes And blesseth her with his two happy hands, 225 Plow the red roses flush up in her eheekes,...
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