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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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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...and the fruit-tree wild ; 45 White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered up in leaves ; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. 50 Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him...
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The Book of Gems: The eighteenth and nineteenth century. Wordsworth to Tennyson

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1868
...eldest child, The coming mnsk-rose, fnll of dewy wine, The mnrmnrons hannt of flies on snmmer eves. Darkling I listen ; and, for many a time, I have been half in love with easefnl Death, Call'd him soft names in many a mnsed rhyme, To take into the air my qniet breath :...
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary & Philosophical Society, Volume 22

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1868
...quotation or two from our own poets. In his Ode to a Nightingale, Keats has the following stanza : — "Darkling, I listen; and for many a time I have been half hi love with easeful Death; Called him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take into the air my quiet...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 798 pages
...and the fruit-tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered up in leaves; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming...dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer even. Darkling I listen ; and for ninny a time 1 have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd...
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Leaves from the Poets' Laurels

American poetry - 1869 - 220 pages
...eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered 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 soft...
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A Household Book of English Poetry. Selected and Arranged, with Notes

Richard Chenevix Trench - English poetry - 1870 - 438 pages
...and the fruit-tree wild ; 45 White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered up in leaves ; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming...wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. 50 Darkling I listen; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft...
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A Household Book of English Poetry

1870 - 438 pages
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered 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. 50 Darkling I listen; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered 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. ] )arkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...and the fruit tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered 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, Called him soft...
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