Spring Quote Challenge

Who wrote the following quotes about spring?  Find the answers in the eBook links below!

1.    “It was a lover and his lass, / With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino, / That o’er the green cornfield did pass, / In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, / When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding; / Sweet lovers love the spring. “
2.   “Then came the lovely spring with a rush of blossoms and music, Flooding the earth with flowers, and the air with melodies vernal.”
3.   “O! how this spring of love resembleth / The uncertain glory of an April day.”
4.   “I have no doubt that certain learned men, now that the novelty of the hypotheses in this work has been widely reported—for it establishes that the Earth moves, and indeed that the Sun is motionless in the middle of the universe—are extremely shocked, …”
5.   “Spring in the world!  And all things are made new!”
6.   “In the spring a livelier iris changes on the burnished dove; / In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. “
7.   “I’ll see you again, / Whenever spring breaks through again. “
8.   “The year’s at the spring / And day’s at the morn; / Morning’s at seven; / The hill-side’s dew-pearled; / The lark’s on the wing; / The snail’s on the thorn: / God’s in his heaven— / All’s right with the world! “


The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations  edited by Elizabeth Knowles;

The Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations  edited by W.F. Bynum and Roy Porter;

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations selected and annotated by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner;

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations by managing editor, Elizabeth Knowles;

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by edited by Elizabeth Knowles;

or come visit us in the library and find the authors in one of the print books listed under the subject Quotations in our catalog.

Good luck!

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