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" Slow melting strains their Queen's approach declare : Where'er she turns, the Graces homage pay. With arms sublime, that float upon the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way: O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young Desire and... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 20
1823
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Zeitgenosse Horaz: der Dichter und seine Leser seit zwei Jahrtausenden

Helmut Krasser, Ernst A. Schmidt - 1996 - 500 pages
...brisk notes in cadence beating, 35 Glance their many-twinkling feet. Slow melting strains their Queen's approach declare: Where'er she turns the Graces homage...upon the air, In gliding state she wins her easy way: 40 O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. 11...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 666 pages
...RALPH WALDO EMERSON, (1803-1882) US essayist, poet, philosopher. Essays, "Love," First Series (1841). 8 O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young desire and purple light of love. THOMAS GRAY, (1716-1771) British poet. "The Progress of Poesy", pt. 1, set. 3, 1. 16-7 (written 1 754,...
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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft

Claudia L. Johnson - 2002 - 314 pages
...Charlotte Corday), that phrase in quotation is just the sort to provoke Wollstonecraft to animadversion: "O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move / The bloom of young desire and purple light of love," wrote Gray in The Progress of Poetry (40-1). Southey adored Wollstonecraft, but he was uncomfortable...
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Perfect Palettes for Painting Rooms: Plus Complete Decorating Guidelines

160 pages
...hotlles Elegant solid curtains with decorative detailing White bedspread with decorative detailing O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young desire and purple light of love. ANONYMOUS BEDROOM RECIPE \ f matisse's colors Matisse, probably more than any other painter, is...
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Desperate Remedies

Thomas Hardy - 2003 - 472 pages
...version of a line from 'The Progress of Poesy' by Thomas Gray (1716-71), found in The Golden Treasury: 'O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move | The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love'. This is a description of 'Cytherea', goddess of love. Purple was the imperial colour, which hence developed...
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Thomas Hardy Reappraised: Essays in Honour of Michael Millgate

Michael Millgate - 2006 - 329 pages
...... ? (30) The primary source for the narrator's quotation is Thomas Gray's 'The Progress of Poesy': O'er her warm cheek and rising bosom move The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love. The couplet enforces the connection with Elfride through Hardy's earlier use of 'bloom.' At the same...
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