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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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Studies in Literature (first Series)

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English literature - 1924 - 324 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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A Book of Christmas Verse

Henry Charles Beeching - Carols - 1926 - 220 pages
...one and 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. Welcome, though...
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The Poems, English, Latin, and Greek

Richard Crashaw - English poetry - 1927 - 586 pages
...and 5 See 52 ni nor] or T 11-3 virgins] Virgin 48 52 f Shee sings thy Teares asleepe, and dips [t2] Her Kisses in thy weeping Eye, Shee spreads the red...in their Buds yet blushing lye. Shee 'gainst those Mother-Diamonds tryes The points of her young Eagles Eyes. Welcome, (though not to those gay flyes...
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The Catholic Anthology

Thomas Walsh - Catholic literature - 1927 - 582 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, all wonders...
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A Christmas Book: An Anthology for Moderns

Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis - Christmas - 1928 - 354 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' not...
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English and Hindi Religious Poetry: An Analogical Study

John A. Ramsaran - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 246 pages
...Mothers Brests to goe to bed. Sweet choise (said I) no way but so, Not to lye cold, yet sleepe in snow. Shee sings thy Teares asleepe, and dips Her Kisses...leaves of thy Lips, That in their Buds yet blushing lye.i But the last four lines quoted above are omitted in the 1648 edition and the poem has been revised...
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A Selection of Metaphysical Poets

Virginia Graham - Poetry - 1996 - 260 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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cambridge english classics poems

434 pages
...'gan to seeke, Where to lay his lovely head, But streight his eyes advis'd his Cheeke, 'Twixt Mothees Brests to goe to bed. Sweet choise (said I) no way...Eyes. 1. 28. A full stop has been taken away after Jlyes. Last three lines. A and E read] But to poore Shepheards, simple things, That use no varnish,...
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