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" Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave: Thou shalt not lack The flower, that's like thy face, pale primrose; nor The azur'd hare-bell, like thy veins; no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweeten'd... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators - Page 269
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidèle, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : Thou shall not lack The flower, that's like thy face, pale primrose;...no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom not to slander, Out-sweetcn'a not thy breath : the ruddock' would, With charitable bill (0 bill, sore-shaming Those...
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1831
...grave a bed ; With female fairies will in- tomb be haunted, And worms will not come to thee. ,1rr. With fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : Thou shall not lack The flower, th.it's like thy face, pale primrose; nor The azur*d hare-bell, like thy...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - 1832
...lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I 'II sweeten thy sad grave : thou shall not lack The flower, that 's like thy face, pale primrose ; nor The azur'd hare-bell,...no, nor The leaf of eglantine, whom, not to slander, Outsweenten'd not thy breath. ***** Yea, and furr'd moss besides, when flowers are none, To winter-ground...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1846
...Kobin-tedbrcast piously Did cover them with leaves. Children in the WaoJ. With fairest flowers, While summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave: thou shalt not lack The flower that 's like thy face, pale primrose, nor The azured hare-boll, like thy veins ; no, nor The leaf of...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Americans - 1834
...which he stands pre-eminent. With fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I '11 sweeten thy sad grave ; thou shalt not lack The flower that's like thy face, pale primrose ; nor The azured harebell like thy veins ; no, nor The leaf of eglantine ; whom not to slander, Outsweetened...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...appositeness of imagery for which he stands pre-eminent. With fairest flowers , Whilst summer last, and I live here , Fidele , I'll sweeten thy sad grave...flower that's like thy face , pale primrose; nor The azured harebell , like thy veins ; nb, nor The leaf of eglantine : whom not to slander, Outsweeten'd...
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The Norwich magazine

1835
...be familiar with his beautiful and often-quoted allusion to the custom prevalent in his day : — 1 with fairest flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live...sweeten thy sad grave: thou shalt not lack The flower that 's like thy fate, pale primrose, nor The azured harebell, like thy veins; no, nor The leaf of...
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Leigh's guide to Wales & Monmouthshire

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - Monmouthshire (Wales) - 1835 - 364 pages
...thy sad grave : them shalt not lack The flower that's like thy face, pale primrose ; nor The azured harebell, like thy veins ; no, nor The leaf of eglantine,...not to slander, Out-sweeten'd not thy breath." The flowers are usually placed over the graves at Easter and Whitsuntide, and always by the nearest relatives...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1837 - 220 pages
...the poetic hyacinth. Shakspeare'8 magic pen is alone sufficient to give it the stamp of celebrity. With fairest flowers Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fidele, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : thou shall not lack The flower that's like thy face, pale primrose, nor The azure harebell, like thy velns....
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...flowers, Whilst summer lasts, and I live here, Fiilefc, I'll sweeten thy sad grave : Thou shalt not luck he grave, to signify, that they who die in Christ, do not cease to live. For though, Out-sweetcn'd not thy breath." * Act iv, во. Í. The only relic which yet exists in this country...
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