|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Then, crownd with flowery hay, came rural joy,|
And summer, with his fervid-beaming eye.
Burns.Brigs of Ayr.
|From brightning fields of æther fair disclosed,|
Child of the sun, refulgent summer comes,
In pride of youth, and felt through natures depth.
Thomson.Summer, Line 1.
|Then came the jolly summer, being dight|
In a thin silken cassock, coloured green,
That was unlined all, to be more light.
Spenser.The Fairy Queen, Book VII. Canto 7.