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" I cannot see what flowers are at my feet, Nor what soft incense hangs upon the boughs, But in embalmed darkness, guess each sweet Wherewith the seasonable month endows The grass, the thicket, and the fruit-tree wild... "
The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular ... - Page 251
by William Hone - 1837
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves ; And mid- May's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. VI. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful death, CalPd him...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 397 pages
...and the fruit-tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves ; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen ; and, for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd him soft...
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Euthanasy; Or, Happy Talk Towards the End of Life ...

William Mountford - Christian life - 1858 - 511 pages
...die ; it is what he felt while he was listening to the nightingale once, and I suppose in the dark. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half iť love with easeful Death, — Called him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take into the air...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves ; And mid May's eldest child, The coming musk -rose full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen ; and — for many a time I have been half in love with easeful death, Call'd him...
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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...White-hawthorn, and the pattoral eglantine; Fast-fading violets, covorM np in leaves; And mid-Hay's oldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer ores. Darkling I listen ; and, for many a time, I bare been half in lore with (useful Death, Caird...
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Nightingale Valley: A Collection, Including a Great Number of the Choicest ...

William Allingham - English poetry - 1860 - 288 pages
...and the fruit-tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves ; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. VI. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd him...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 346 pages
...and the fruit-tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves; And mid-May's eldest child The coming...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd him soft...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'U up in leaves ; And mid-Hay's eldest child, • The coming musk-rose, full of dewy...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half hi love with easeful Death, Call'd him soft...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets, covered up in leaves ; And mid-day's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen, and, for many a time, I have been half in love with easeful Death,i Called him soft...
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1862 - 536 pages
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets, covered up in leaves ; And mid-day's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. Darkling I listen, and, for many a time, 1 have been half in love with easeful Death,1 Called him soft...
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