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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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Tender and True: Poems of Love

Mary Wilder Tileston - American poetry - 1881 - 180 pages
...anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echo ring. Epithalamion. 147 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 into her cheeks, And the pure snow with...
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The Story of English Literature

Anna Buckland - English literature - 1882 - 519 pages
...choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, and their echoes ring. " Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest...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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...choristers the joyous anthem sing, That all the woods may answer, aud their echo ring. Behold, whiles even to the edge of doom. If tliU be error, and upon...proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. CXLVI. dyed in grain : That even the angels, which continually About the sacred altar do reruaiu, Forget their...
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World-noted Women: Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages

Mary Cowden Clarke - Women - 1858 - 407 pages
...attendant hovering angel. Like Edmund Spenser's bride, in his own perfect Epithala" Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest...flush up in her cheeks ! And the pure snow with goodly vermil stain, Like crimsin died in grain, That even the angels, which continually About the sacred...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 21

1868
...the holy priest that to her speak*. Ami Ues-eth her with his two hnppy hands, How the red roses flu^h up in her cheeks, And the pure snow with goodly vermeil stain Like crimson dyeJ in grain : That even the angel.--, uli'Ji continually About the sacred altar do remain, Forget...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 393 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 speakes And blesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her cheekes, And the...
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English Renaissance Poetry: a Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton To... (p)

...Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest that to her speaks And blesscth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her checks. And the pure snow with goodly vcrmil stain, Like crimson dyed in grain; That even the angels,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 7

1861
...exclamations were ecstatic. How often have I in after-times heard him quote these lines : — " Behold, whiles she before the altar stands, Hearing the holy priest...with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up iu her cheeks! And the pure snow, with goodly vernal stain, Like crimson dyed in grain, That even the...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...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 hlesseth her with his two happy hands, How the red roses flush up in her checks, And the pure snow...
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Verse in English from Tudor and Stuart Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - History - 2003 - 598 pages
...Behold, whiles she before the altar stands Hearing the holy priest that to her speakes And blesseth her with his two happy hands. How the red roses flush up in her cheekes. And the pure snow with goodly vermill 47 stayne. Like crimsin dyde in grayne, 4 * That even...
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