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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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The Sonnets: Poems of Love

William Shakespeare, William Burto - Drama - 1980 - 154 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odor 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 unwooed and...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odor which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have ia University Press breath their masked buds discloses. But, for their virtue only is their show. They live unwooed and...
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The Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1994 - 197 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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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Sonnets, English - 1995 - 182 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. 5 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 bud discloses; But for their virtue only is their show 10 They live unwooed and...
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The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

Peter Bernhardt - Nature - 1999 - 267 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, Tliey live unwoo'd and...
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The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

Peter Bernhardt - Nature - 1999 - 267 pages
...looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. Tlie canker blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly Wlien summer's breath their masked buds discloses; But, for their virtue only is their show, Tiiey...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays

James Schiffer - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 474 pages
..."wooed" by the poetbotanist, preserved as a manufactured product in the sonnet: The canker blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumed tincture of the roses, But, for their virtue only is their show, They live unwoocd, and unrespected fade, Die to themselves....
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The Sense of Beauty

George Santayana - Health & Fitness - 2002 - 275 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 beauty only is their show, They live unwooed and...
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The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History of Flowers

Peter Bernhardt - Gardening - 2002 - 267 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 as wantonly Wlien summer's breath their masked buds discloses; But, for their virtue only is their show, Tltey...
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The Sense of Beauty

George Santayana - Philosophy - 2004 - 288 pages
...For that sweet odour which doth in it live. The canker-blooms have full as deep a dye As the perfumM tincture of the roses, Hang on such thorns, and play as wantonly When summer's breath their masked bods discloses, Bnt, for their beauty only is their show, They live unwooed and...
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