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" O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon ! daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath... "
Calendar - Page 316
by University of Calcutta - 1908
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905
...lovely lines than those familiar ones which speak of Daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes, And Cytherea's breath. It would seem that the mere handling, as It were, of such images,...
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The Book of the Months: And Circle of the Seasons

Seasons - 1844 - 276 pages
...represents Perdita as desirous to present to her guests Daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty ; violets, dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes, Or Cythereas breath ; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright...
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Famous Men of Modern Times

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 334 pages
...association does he here throw around early flowers : Daffodils That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty: violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Jimo's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath. See, again, the naturalist and the poet, in the following lines...
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Mourning and Panegyric: The Poetics of Pastoral Ceremony

Celeste Marguerite Schenck - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 248 pages
...and yours, and yours, That wear upon your virgin branches yet Your maidenheads growing: O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that frighted thou let'st fall...than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength, a malady Most...
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Shakespeare's Metrical Art

George T. Wright - Poetry - 1988 - 363 pages
...that (frighted) thou let'st fall From Dis's wagon: daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty: violets (dim,...than the lids of Juno's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath) pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 704 pages
...for spring flowers to compliment a young lord: "daffodils, / That come before the swallow dares, and take / The winds of March with beauty; violets dim,...sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes / Or Cytherea's [Venus's] breath" (I V.iv. 11 8-22). 9.656 (202:15). Whom do you suspect? - The punch line of a well-known...
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Shakespeare's Romance of the Word, Volume 10

Maurice Hunt - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 183 pages
...and the other girJs] That wear upon your virgin branches yet Your maidenheads growing: O Proserpina, For the flowers now that, frighted, thou let'st fall...than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most...
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Things Supernatural and Causeless: Shakespearean Romance

Marco Mincoff - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 131 pages
...that, frighted, thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon! daffadils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets, dim,...than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath; pale primeroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 526 pages
...fall From Dis's waggon! Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of Mareh with beauty, violets dim But sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath, pale primroses That die unmarried ere they can behold Bright Phoebus in his strength (a malady Most...
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The Winter's Tale

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 151 pages
...That wear upon your virgin branches yet Your maidenheads growing. — O Proserpina, For the flow'rs now, that (frighted) thou let'st fall From Dis's waggon:...than the lids of Juno's eyes Or Cytherea's breath) . . . It is as though the mythical transformative energies of Ovid's Metamorphoses have invaded a distinctively...
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