Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest Birds; pleasant the Sun When first on this delightful Land he spreads His orient Beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flour, Glistring with dew
; fragrant the fertil earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful Eevning milde, then silent Night With this her solemn Bird and this fair Moon, And these the Gemms of Heav'n, her starrie train: But neither breath of Morn when she ascends With charm of earliest Birds, nor rising Sun On this delightful land, nor herb, fruit, floure, Glistring with dew
, nor fragrance after showers, Nor grateful Evening mild, nor silent Night With this her solemn Bird, nor walk by Moon, Or glittering Starr-light without thee is sweet.
Their words rejoiced Ferko's heart, and he waited impatiently till evening should come and he could rub the precious dew on his sightless eyes.
At last it began to grow dusk, and the sun sank behind the mountains; gradually it became cooler on the hill, and the grass grew wet with dew.
Thus they dwelt in deepest sorrow, till one day there came to them an unknown messenger, wrapped in a dark mantle, who looked with wondering eyes on the bright palace, and flower-crowned elves, who kindly welcomed him, and brought fresh dew and rosy fruit to refresh the weary stranger.
We lead," said they, "a dreary life in the cold earth; the flower-roots are dead, and no soft dews descend for us to drink, no little seed or leaf can we find.
But on this night, waiting for the dew
, a little of it, to become more, on the surfaces that were mine, I heard the noises of a dew
-lapper moving aft along the port- gunwale--which was my property aft of the stroke-thwart clear to the stern.
My auxiliaries are the dews
and rains which water this dry soil, and what fertility is in the soil itself, which for the most part is lean and effete.
Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass, And her ropes are taut with the dew
, For we're booming down on the old trail, our own trail, the out trail,
What have we in common with the rose-bud, which trembleth because a drop of dew
hath formed upon it?
, not visible till the sun was up, wetted Levin's legs and his blouse above his belt in the high growing, fragrant hemp patch, from which the pollen had already fallen out.
The declivity of the upper surface, from the circumference to the centre, is the natural cause why all the dews
and rains, which fall upon the island, are conveyed in small rivulets toward the middle, where they are emptied into four large basins, each of about half a mile in circuit, and two hundred yards distant from the centre.
We feel rather the beauty of flowers, the warmth of sun, the softness of spring winds, and see the greening trees, the morning dews
, the soft rains.