Elizabethan Songs "in Honour Of Love And Beautie"

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdmund Henry Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...pretty is, My lady sweet, arise; Arise, arise! INCONSTANCY. FROM 'MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING." OIGH no more, ladies, sigh no more,--Men were deceivers ever; One foot in sea, and one on shore, To one thing constant never: Then sigh not so, But let them go, And be you blithe and bonny, Converting all your sounds of woe Into hey nonny, nonny! Sing no more ditties, sing no mo' Of dumps so dull and heavy; The fraud of men was ever so Since summer first was leavy: Then sigh not so, But let them go, And be you blithe and bonny, Converting all your sounds of woe Into hey nonny, nonny! In the heart or in the head? How begot, how nourished? Reply, reply. It is engendered in the eyes, With gazing fed; and Fancy dies In the cradle where it lies. Let us all ring Fancy's knell, I'll begin it,--Ding, dong, bell, Ding, dong, bell. THE RHYME OF WHITE AND RED. FROM "LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST." TF she be made of white and red, Her faults will ne'er be known, For blushing cheeks by faults are bred, And fears by pale white shown: Then if she fear, or be to blame, By this you shall not know, For still her cheeks possess the same, Which native she doth owe. SPRING. FROM "LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST.' HEN daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then on every tree Mocks married men; for thus sings he, "Cuckoo, Cuckoo, cuckoo!"--Oh word of fear, Unpleasing to a married ear! When shepherds pipe on oaten straws, And merry larks are ploughman's clocks; When turtles tread, and rooks and daws, And maidens bleach their summer smocks,--The cuckoo then on every tree Mocks married men; for thus sings he, "Cuckoo, Cuckoo, cuckoo!"--Oh word of fear,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...pretty is, My lady sweet, arise; Arise, arise! INCONSTANCY. FROM 'MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING." OIGH no more, ladies...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217711294

ISBN - 13:9780217711296

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