|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|The hyacinth for constancy wi its unchanging blue.|
BurnsO Luve Will Venture In.
|Art thou a hyacinth blossom|
The shepherds upon the hills
Have trodden into the ground?
Shall I not lift thee?
Bliss Carman. Trans. of Sappho.
|Come, evening gale! the crimsonne rose|
Is drooping for thy sighe of dewe;
The hyacinthe wooes thy kisse to close
In slumberre sweete its eye of blue.
George CrolyInscription for a Grotto.
|By field and by fell, and by mountain gorge,|
Shone Hyacinths blue and clear.
Lucy HooperLegends of Flowers. St. 3.
|Here hyacinths of heavenly blue|
Shook their rich tresses to the morn.
MontgomeryThe Adventure of a Star.
|If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft,|
And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left,
Sell one, and with the dole
Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.
Mosleh Eddin SaadiGulistan. (Garden of Roses.)
|And the hyacinth purple, and white, and blue,|
Which flung from its bells a sweet peal anew
Of music so delicate, soft, and intense,
It was felt like an odour within the sense.
ShelleyThe Sensitive Plant. Pt. I.