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" She sings thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in thy weeping eye; She spreads the red leaves of thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother-diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. Welcome — though not to those... "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 370
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909 - 572 pages
...yet sleep in snow." CHORUS She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye ; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie; 40 She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. Welcome ! though...
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The Religious Poems of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - 1914 - 152 pages
...the one, cools in the other. [She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie: 95 She 'gainst those mother-diamonds, tries The points of her young eagle's eyes.] Welcome, though...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 566 pages
...one, cools in the other. 90 She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips That in their buds yet blushing lie; She 'gainst those mother-diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. 96 Slippery souls...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1918 - 1116 pages
...lie cold, yet sleep in snow ! She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. Welcome — tho'...
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Studies in Literature

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English literature - 1918 - 350 pages
...yet sleep in snow.' Chorus. She sings thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in thy weeping eye ; She spreads the red leaves of thy lips That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. To thee, meek Majesty,...
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century: Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...is a stanza after 1. 90 : Shee sings thy Teares asleepe, and dips Her Kisses in thy weeping Eye, She spreads the red leaves of thy Lips That in their Buds yet blushing lye, She 'gainst those Mother-Diamonds tryes The points of her young Eagles Eyes. p. 128. Hymn in Adoration...
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A Book of English Verse on Infancy and Childhood

Leonard Southerden Wood - Children - 1921 - 396 pages
...the one, cools in the other. She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye ; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. Slippery souls in...
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century, Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - Poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...Nativity. There are several variants in 1646, 1648, of which the most interesting is a stanza after 1. 90 : Shee sings thy Teares asleepe, and dips Her Kisses in thy weeping Eye, She spreads the red leaves of thy Lips That in their Buds yet blushing lye, She 'gainst those Mother-Diamonds...
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The Poetry Review, Volume 13

Stephen Phillips, Galloway Kyle - Poetry - 1922 - 472 pages
...sonnet on the Nativity. " She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye ; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes." is a stanza in...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1032 pages
...cold, yet sleep in snow ! She sings Thy tears asleep, and dips Her kisses in Thy weeping eye ; She spreads the red leaves of Thy lips, That in their buds yet blushing lie. She 'gainst those mother diamonds tries The points of her young eagle's eyes. Welcome—tho' not...
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