|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Oer her warm cheek and rising bosom move,|
The bloom of young Desire and purple light of Love.
Gray.Progress of Poesy, Stanza 3.
|Venus herself had breathed upon her son graceful looks, and the radiant bloom of youth, and breathed a sprightly lustre on his eyes.|
Virgil.The Æneid, Book I. Line 590. (Davidson.)
|Her bloom was like the springing flower,|
That sips the silver dew;
The rose was budded in her cheek,
Just opening to the view.
Mallet.Margarets Ghost, 3 Percy Rel. page 393.