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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... "
The New Monthly Belle Assemblée - Page 82
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The British Poets, Volume 5

1866
...choristers the ioyous antheme sing, That all the woods may ans were, 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, 395 How the red roses flush up in her cheekes, And...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser: With Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 5

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1868
...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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The Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

Edwin Percy Whipple - English literature - 1869 - 364 pages
...Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks 9* And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush...the pure snow with goodly vermeil stain Like crimson dyed in grain : That even the. angels, which continually About the sacred altar do remain, Forget their...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 pages
...doe ye still loud her prayses sing, That all the woods may answer, and your echo sing. Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, And blesseth her with his happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snows, with...
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The Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

Edwin Percy Whipple - England - 1869 - 364 pages
...tender, and yet how intensely imaginative, is this exquisite picture of the bride! " Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks 9» And blcsseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure...
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Complete Works of Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser, John Wesley Hales - English poetry - 1869 - 736 pages
...Choristers the joyous Antheme sing, That al the woods may answere, and their eccho ring. Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaker, And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheekes, And...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...to Venus, to her sing. The whiles the woods shall answer and your echo ring. ****** Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest...two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her checks, And the pure snow with goodly vermeil stain Like crimson dyed in grain ; That even the angels,...
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Hours at Home, Volume 10

Theology - 1870
...as a fire, and he hoped the next would be my own. CHAPTER xvn. A COUNTRY WEDDING. " Behold, whiles she before the altar stands. Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks, And blesses her with Ms two happy bands, How the red roses flush up In her cheeks.* It was a crisp, sunny day in November...
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Among My Books

James Russell Lowell - 1870 - 686 pages
...there is an epithet which has been much admired for its felicitous tenderness : — " Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speakes And blesseth her with his two happy hands." But the purely impersonal passion of the artist...
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Compton Friars, by the author of 'Mary Powell'.

Anne Manning - 1872
...would be as bad as a fire, and he hoped the next would be my own. CHAPTER XVII. A COUNTRY WEDDING. " Behold, while she before the altar stands, Hearing...hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks." IT was a crisp, sunny day in November when I arrived at Compton Friars. As I drew near it I saw a couple...
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