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" As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made, Beasts did leap, and birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did spring... "
Shakespeares̓ Venus and Adonis, Lucrece, and other poems - Page 270
by William Shakespeare - 1906 - 297 pages
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...rare excellence, that it was, for a long time, ascribed to Shakspeare. ADDRESS TO THE NIGHTINGALE. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May,...forlorn, Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn; And there song the dolefnll'st ditty, That to hear it was great pity. Fie, fle, fle, now would she cry ; Tern,...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858
...be sharp as ever, Just like love. AS IT FELL UPON A DAY. i'EAiii!. J [ifuiic by Sir -I . Jiisiior. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade, With a grove of myrtles made ; Beasts did leap and birds did sing, Trees did grow and plants did spring,...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets: With an ..., Volume 1

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...piece, ' To a Nightingale,' which used to be attributed to Shakspeare. ADDRESS TO THE NIGHTINGALE. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May,...birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did spring ; Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 47

George Smith - Literary Criticism - 1883
...mournful. She was frequently represented as the one exception to the general joy of summer : Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her breast against a thorn, t And then sung the dolefullest ditty That to hear it was great pity. Fie, fie, fie,...
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Collectanea anglo-poetica: or, A bibliographical and descriptive ..., Volume 52

Chetham Society, Thomas Corser, James Crossley - Cheshire (England) - 1860
...beautiful ode by Barnfield, long attributed to Shakespeare, called " The Shepherds Ode," beginning As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May ; and we have here at the end of the sonnets another ode of great lyric beauty, from which we transeribe...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ...

Cheshire (England) - 1860
...beautiful ode by Barnfield, long attributed to Shakespeare, called " The Shepherds Ode," beginning As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May ; and we have here at the end of the sonnets another ode of great lyric beauty, from which we transcribe...
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The golden treasury of the best songs and lyrical poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 332 pages
...! Alas ! thy cruelty ! And wilt thou leave me thus t Say nay! say nay ! Sir T. Wyat THE NIGHTINGALE As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May, Sitting...She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her breast against a thorn, And there sung the dolefullest ditty That to hear it was great pity. Fie, fie, fie,...
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The poetical works of William Shakspeare and the Earl of Surrey

William Shakespeare, Henry Howard Surrey (Earl of), George Gilfillon - 1862 - 316 pages
...tongue to be so long : Yet will she blush, here be it said, To hear her secrets so bewray'd. XVII. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May,...birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did spring : Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone : She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her...
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The children's garland: from the best poets

Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 pages
...She was thereat so terrified And grieved, that she quickly died. Old Ballad LXXXIII THE NIGHTINGALE As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May, Sitting...birds did sing, Trees did grow and plants did spring, Everything did banish moan, Save the Nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her...
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Early English Poems, Chaucer to Pope: Chiefly Unabridged; Illustrated with ...

English poetry - 1863 - 308 pages
...[BARNFIEI.D, who wrote the following piece about the year 1592, is little known in any other way. ] As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May,...birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did spring; Everything did banish moan, She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn; And...
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