Dear Fairy, the fairest flowers have cheered me with their sweet breath, fresh dew and fragrant leaves have been ever ready for me, gentle hands to tend, kindly hearts to love; and for this I can only thank you and say farewell.
Then the quivering wings were still, and the patient little dove was dead; but the bee murmured no longer, and the dew from the flowers fell like tears around the quiet bed.
Over hill and valley they are blooming fresh and fair as summer sun and dew can make them.
They would yield neither dew nor honey, but proudly closed their leaves and bid me go.
Your task has been too hard for you," said the Queen kindly, as she placed the drooping flower in the urn Eglantine had given, "you will see how this dew from a sweet, pure heart will give new life and loveliness even to this poor faded one.
Eva looked, and saw from every flower a tiny form come forth to welcome the Elves, who all, save Rose-Leaf, had flown above the wall, and were now scattering dew upon the flowers' bright leaves and talking gayly with the Spirits, who gathered around them, and seemed full of joy that they had come.
Before yet any woodchuck or squirrel had run across the road, or the sun had got above the shrub oaks, while all the dew
was on, though the farmers warned me against it -- I would advise you to do all your work if possible while the dew
is on -- I began to level the ranks of haughty weeds in my bean-field and throw dust upon their heads.
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,