Ros Rosarum Ex Horto Poetarum ~ Paperback ~ Eleanor Vere Boyle
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ...that first appeare, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the proud virgins of the yeare, As if the spring wer6 all your own; What are you when the Rose is blown? Sir Henry Wotton. 1568--1639.. PON this brim the eglantine and Rose, The tamarisk, olive, and the almond tree, As kind companions in one union grows Folding the twind'ring arms, as oft we see Turtle taught lovers, either other close, Lending to dulness feeling sympathy. Christopher Marlowe. 1564--1593. HERE will I make thee beds of Roses, SI And a thousand fragrant posies, A cap of flowers, and a kirtle, Embroidered all with leaves of myrtle. Marlowe. (HE virgin Rose that untouched stands, Arm'd with her briers, how sweet she smells! But pluck'd and strain'd through ruder hands, Her sweet no longer with her dwells. But scent and beauty both are gone, And leaves drop from her, one by one. Sir Robert Ayton. 1570--1638. X TO THE ROSE. E ye of the garden, queene of flow'rs, L ove's cup wherein he nectar pours I ngender'd first of nectar; S weet nurse-childofthe spring'syounghoures, A nd beautie's fair character. B lest jewel that the earth doth wear, E 'en when the brave young sun draws near, T o her hot love pretending; H imself likewise like form doth bear, A t rising and descending. R ose of the Queen of Love belov'd; E ngland's great Kings divinely mov'd, G ave Roses in their banner; I t shew'd that beautie's Rose indeed, N ow in this age should them succeed, A nd reign in more sweet manner. Sir John Davies. 1570--1626. tog ftogaruin. 133!OSES, their sharp spines being'gone, Not royal in their smells alone, But in their hue: Maiden-pinks of odour faint, Daisies smell-less, yet most quaint, And sweet thyme true. John Fletcher. 1576--1625. VERYWHERE on every green Roses blushing as they blow, Lill... Updated .