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" The forward violet thus did I chide : Sweet thief, whence didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, If not from my love's breath? The purple pride Which on thy soft cheek for complexion dwells In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dyed. "
The Works of William Shakespeare... - Page 212
by William Shakespeare - 1907
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare - 1788
...violet. In his pgth Sonnet the violet is made the thief: ," The forward violet thus did I chide : " Sweet thief, whence didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, ' .. " If not from my love's breath •?" MALONE. the sweet south,] The old copy reads • ' sweet sound, which Mr. Rowe changed into wind,...
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Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1804
...still, and you away, As with your shadow I with Ihese did play. The forward violet thus did I chide; Sweet thief! whence didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, If not from my love's breath I The purple pride, Which on thy soft cheek for complexion dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too...
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The Poems of William Shakespeare: Comprehending Venus and Adonis, Tarquin ...

William Shakespeare - 1808 - 204 pages
...The forward violet thus did I chide ; [smells. Sweet thief ! whence didst thou steal thy sweet that If not from my love's breath ? The purple pride, Which...complexion dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dy'd : The lily I condemned for thy hand, And buds of marjoram had stol'n thy hair ; The roses fearfully...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1808
...not so different from the European as we are apt to imagine. The forward -violet thus did I chide : " Sweet thief ! whence didst thou steal thy sweet that...smells, If not from my love's breath ? The purple priuc, Which on thy soft cheek for complexion dwells. In mv L ove's veins thou hast too grossly dyed."...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...thus did I chide ; — [smells, Sweet thief, whence didst thou steal thy sweet that If not from ray love's breath ? The purple pride Which on thy soft...complexion dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dy'd. The lily I condemned for thy hand, And buds of marjoram had stolen thy hair : The roses fearfully...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1812
...The forward violet thus did I chide ; [smells, Sweet thief ! whence didst thou steal thy sweet that If not from my love's breath ? The purple pride, Which...complexion dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dy'd : The lily I condemned for thy hand, And buds of marjoram had stol'n thy hair ; The roses fearfully...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...violet (viola odorata) sheds its delicious perfumes in this month. The forward violet thus did I chide : Sweet thief! whence didst thou steal thy sweet that...dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dyed. SHAKSPEARE 1 . 1 To a TUFT of early VIOLETS. Sweet flow'rs ! that from your humble beds Thus prematurely...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...violet thus did I chide ;— Sweet thief, whence didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, If not from ray love's breath ? The purple pride Which on thy soft...I condemned for thy hand, And buds of marjoram had stolen thy hair ; The roses fearfully on thorns did stand, One blushing shame, another white despair...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...you away, As with your shadow I with these did play : XCIX. The forward violet thus did I chide ; — Sweet thief, whence did'st thou steal thy sweet that...complexion dwells, In my love's veins thou hast too grossly dy'd. The lily I condemned for thy hand '\ And buds of marjoram had stolen thy hair : The roses fearfully...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...thou must leave ere long. SHAKSPEARE. THE forward violet thus did I chide : — Sweet thief, where didst thou steal thy sweet that smells, If not from...I condemned for thy hand, And buds of marjoram had stolen thy hair r The roses fearfully on thorns did stand, One blushing shame, another white despair...
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