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" Since that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above, What art thou but a harbinger of woe? Thy pleasing notes be pleasing notes no more, But orphans... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 364
1824
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Treasury of English Sonnets. Ed. from the Original Sources with Notes and ...

David M. Main (ed) - 1881
...seen. 1585—1649 C.XXII DXI1MMOND 1VT ^ lu te ' ^ e as t h ou Wast w h en tl1ou didst grow 8 — 6 With thy green mother in some shady grove, When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which used in such...
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The Library of Choice Literature: Prose and Poetry Selected from ..., Volume 1

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1881
...flame, Since I her loved ere on thu earth sho came t II. My lute ! be ne thou wert when thou did'et grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When immelodious winds but made tliee move. And bird» their ramage did on thee bestow. Since that dear voice which did thy sounds...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - English literature - 1881
...language after the very best. This, to his Lute, may pass as a specimen : — " My lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When iramelodious winds but made theo move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...with Drayton, and with Ben Jonson, who paid him a long visit at Hawthornden. SONNET. My Inte, be aa thou wert when thou didst grow With thy green mother ' in some shady grove, When unmelodious winds but 2 made thee move, And birds their ramage3 did on thee bestow: Since that dear...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

1890 - 266 pages
...elder day. When it was yet a tree. Compare with this and the preceding — ' My lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When unmelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage* did bestow.' * Wild song. [Sonnet...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...a flame, Since I her loved ere on this earth ahe came f My luts I be as thon wert when thou did'at grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...on thee bestow. Since that dear voice which did thy aonnde approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1895 - 327 pages
...it erst was naught, it turns to naught. SONNET. TO HIS LUTE. MY lute, be as thou wert when thou did grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, S Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow,...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1895 - 327 pages
...it erst was naught, it turns to naught. SONNET. TO HIS LUTE. MY lute, be as thou wert when thou did grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, 5 Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow,...
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A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1895 - 327 pages
...it erst was naught, it turns to naught. SONNET. TO HIS LUTE. MY lute, be as thou wert when thou did grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, 5 Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow,...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1895 - 382 pages
...thine forgot lie closed in a tomb. Drummond of Hawthorndm. CCLXIII TO HIS LUTE MY lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage l did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in...
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