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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:259
AUTHOR:Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)
QUOTATION:Her berth was of the wombe of morning dew, 1
And her conception of the joyous Prime.
ATTRIBUTION:Faerie Queene. Book iii. Canto vi. St. 3.
 
Note 1.
The dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.—Psalm cx. 3, Book of Common Prayer. [back]
 

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