O Proserpina, For the flowers now, that, frighted, thou let’st fall From Dis’s waggon! Daffodils, That come before the swallow dares, and take The winds of March with beauty; violets dim, But sweeter than the lids of Juno’s eyes, Or Cytherea’s breath; pale primroses, That die unmarried, ere they can behold Bright Phœbus in his strength, a malady Most incident to maids; bold oxlips, and The crown-imperial; lilies of all kinds, The flower-de-luce being one!
Their smiles, Wan as primroses gathered at midnight By chilly fingered spring.john keats
No life is so charming as a country one in England, and no flowers are sweeter or more lovely than the primroses, cowslips, bluebells, and violets that grow in abundance all around me here.
"I could have brought you some primroses, but I do not like to mix violets with anything." "They say primroses make a capital salad," said Lord St. Jerome.benjamin disraeli
primroses; salutations; the miry skullof a half-eaten ram; vicious wonds in earthopening. What seraphs are afoot.geoffrey hill
Long as there's a sun that sets, primroses will have their glory; Long as there are violets, They will have a place in story: There's a flower that shall be mine, 'Tis the little Celandine.william wordsworth
Bountiful primroses, With outspread heart that needs the rough leaves' care.George MacDonald
primroses, the Spring may love them; Summer knows but little of them.william wordsworth
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