|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Hawthorn (Cratægus Oxyacanthus)|
| The hawthorn-trees blow in the dew of the morning.|
|The hawthorn I will pu wi its lock o siller gray,|
Where, like an aged man, it stands at break o day.
BurnsO Luve Will Venture In.
|Yet, all beneath the unrivalld rose,|
The lowly daisy sweetly blows;
Tho large the forests monarch throws
His army shade,
Yet green the juicy hawthorn grows,
Adown the glade.
BurnsVision. Duan II. St. 21.
|Yet walk with me where hawthorns hide|
The wonders of the lane.
Ebenezer ElliottThe Wonders of the Lane. L. 3.
|The hawthorn-bush, with seats beneath the shade|
For talking age and whispering lovers made!
GoldsmithThe Deserted Village. L. 13.
|And every shepherd tells his tale|
Under the hawthorn in the dale.
MiltonLAllegro. L. 67.
|Then sing by turns, by turns the Muses sing;|
Now hawthorns blossom.
PopeSpring. L. 41.
|Gives not the hawthorn-bush a sweeter shade|
To shepherds looking on their silly sheep
Than doth a rich embroiderd canopy
To kings that fear their subjects treachery?
Henry VI. Pt. III. Act II. Sc. 5. L. 42.
|In hawthorn-time the heart grows light.|
SwinburneTale of Balen. I.
|The Hawthorn whitens; and the juicy Groves|
Put forth their buds, unfolding by degrees,
Till the whole leafy Forest stands displayed,
In full luxuriance, to the sighing gales.
ThomsonSeasons. Spring. L. 90.