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" The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses; But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd and unrespected fade,... "
The British Bibliographer - Page 17
by Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1814
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the...on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses : But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd, and...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith, Mrs. Charles Meredith - Botanical illustration - 1836 - 253 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the...on such thorns, and play as wantonly, When Summer's breath their masked buds discloses. But for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd, and...
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A Garland of Love, Wreathed of Pleasant Flowers, Gathered in the Field of ...

Garland - English poetry - 1836 - 219 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the...on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked buds discloses. But for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoo'd, and...
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The Romance of Nature, Or, The Flower-seasons Illustrated

Louisa Anne Meredith, Mrs. Charles Meredith - Botanical illustration - 1836 - 253 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the...on such thorns, and play as wantonly, When Summer's breath their masked buds discloses. But for their virtue only is their show, They live unvvoo'd, and...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...looks faii, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the roses, * The fame of having composed the finest prose delineation of the passion of Love may be claimed for...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem, For that sweet odor which doth in ˇI live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the...such thorns, — and play as wantonly When summer's breath their mas~ked bud discloses: But, (for their virtue only is their show,) They live unwoo'd,...
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The wisdom and genius of Shakspeare: comprising moral philosophy ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the roses ; Hang on «uch thorns, and play as wantonly, When summer's breath their masked buds discloses; But, for their...
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the roses ; Hang on such thorns, and play so wantonly, When summer's breath their masked buds discloses ; But, for their virtue only is their...
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The book of sonnets, ed by A.M. Woodford

A Montagu Woodford - 1841
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the...on such thorns and play as wantonly, When summer's breath their masked buds discloses : But, for their virtue only is their show, They lived unwooed and...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live ; The canker'd blooms have full as deep a dye, As the perfumed tincture of the...roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly, Whensummer'8 breaththeirmaskedbuds discloses ; But, for their virtue only is their show, They live...
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