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" Call for the robin redbreast and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover, And with leaves and flowers do cover The friendless bodies of unburied men. Call unto his funeral dole The ant, the field-mouse, and the mole, To rear him hillocks that shall... "
Plays and poems of William Shakespeare - Page 165
by William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, Sir Thomas Hanmer, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), William Warburton, George Steevens, Edward Capell, Richard Farmer, Isaac Reed, Nicholas Rowe, Arthur Brooke, George Chalmers - 1821
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Cymbeline. Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...of it ; " I have left more for myself The lines cited by Dr. Farmer stand thus in Tht White Devil: " Call for the robin-red-breast and the wren, " Since...' To rear him hillocks that shall keep him warm." Dr. Warburton hath asked, " What sense is there in winter-grounding a corse with moss?" But winterground...
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Specimens of English dramatic poets, who lived about the time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - 1808
...Marcello. (His Mother sings it.) Call for the Robin-red-breast, and the Wren, *. i Since Since o'tr shady groves they hover, And with leaves and flowers...funeral dole The Ant, the Field-mouse, and the Mole, To raise him hillocks that shall keep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm ; But...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...unto her lute. Flam. Do and you will, do. CORNELIA doth this in several forms of distraction. Cor. Call for the robin-red-breast, and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover, And mith leaves and flowers do cover The friendless bodies ofunburied men. Call unto his funeral dole 79...
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Specimens of English dramatic poets, who lived about the time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - 1813
...forth the room, They were so o'ercharg'd with water. Funeral Dirge for Marcello. (His Mother sings it.) Call for the Robin-red-breast, and the Wren, Since...funeral dole The Ant, the Field-mouse, and the Mole, To raise him hillocks that shall keep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm ; But...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...you will, do. Cornelia doth this in several forms of distraction. Cor. Call for the robin red-breast, and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover,...funeral dole The ant, the field-mouse, and the mole, To raise him hillocks that shall keep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm, But keep...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...you will, do. Cornelia doth this in several forms of distraction. Cor. Call for the robin red-breast, and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover,...funeral dole The ant, the field-mouse, and the mole, To raise him hillocks that shall keep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm, But keep...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...earth, earthy. Since o'er shady groves they hover, [Cornelia doth this in several forms of distration. And with leaves and flowers do cover The friendless...mole, To rear him hillocks that shall, keep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm ; But keep the wolf far thence, that's foe to men,...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
...several forms of distration. And with leaves and flowers do cover The friendless bodies of nnburied men. Call unto his funeral dole The ant, the field-mouse, and the mole, To rear him hillocks that shall, heep him warm, And (when gay tombs are robb'd) sustain no harm ; But keep the wolf far thence, that's...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - History - 1846
...their little favourite; and all of them, except Gay, note its solitary habits. Call for the redbreast and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover,...flowers do cover The friendless bodies of unburied men. Webster. While llcvil, Trajcjy. No burial these pretty babes Of any man receives : Till Kobin-tedbrcast...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 1; Volume 153

Early English newspapers - 1833
...dirge composed which she mutters, as reason and misery are struggling for the mastery over her mind. " Call for the Robin-redbreast and the Wren, Since o'er...shady groves they hover, And with leaves and flowers discover The friendless bodies of unburied men. Call unto his funeral dole The ant, the field mouse,...
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