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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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...choristers the joyous anthems 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 blesses herwith his twohappy hands, How red the roses Hush up in her cheeks ! And the pure snow, with goodly...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...the sky, withouten blame or blot, Through goodly mixture of complexion's dew. SPENSER. How red the roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow with goodly vermil stain, Like crimson dyed in grain. SPENSER. Take heed, mine eyes, how ye do stare Henceforth...
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The North American Review

1875
...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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The North American Review, Volume 120

North American review - 1875
...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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The Irish Nation: Its History and Its Biography, Volume 1

James Wills - Ireland - 1876
...happiness in the epithalamium he wrote on the occasion: — • Mother Hubbard's Tale. t Sonnets. " Behold while she before the altar stands Hearing the...the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow-white lovely vermeil stain, Like crimson dyed in grain ! That even the angels, which continually...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...choristers the joyous anthems 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 blesses herwith his two happy hands, How red the roses flush up in her cheeks ! And the pure snow, with goodly...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...Choristers the joyous anthems 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, And the pure snow with goodly vermeil stain, How the red roses...
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The poetical works of Edmund Spenser. With mem. and critical diss ..., Volume 5

Edmund Spenser - 1876
...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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...was perhaps in compliment to n, or to hii fair Elizabeth, the object of this exquisite Behold, whiles loved thee once, I '11 love no more ; Thine be the grief as is the blame ; blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheeks, And the pure snow,...
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