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" Ah, what is love? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king — And sweeter too, For kings have cares that wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest love to frown. "
Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ... - Page 276
by Robert Greene - 1831 - 324 pages
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...And oh, pray, too, for me! WALTKB SAVAGE LANDOR. THE SHEPHERD'S WIFE'S SONQ. AH ! what is love? It is giver ! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant...is the smile upon thy face : Flowers laugh * thr face to frown: Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Anna Lydia Ward - American poetry - 1883 - 761 pages
...better feel than write upon. 2982 Robert Greene : From Menaphon. Sonnetto. Ah, what is love? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king,...crown, And cares can make the sweetest love to frown. 2983 Robert Greene: From Mourning-Garment. Shep [herd's Wife's Song True love is at home on a carpet,...
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The dramatic and poetical works of Robert Greene & George Peele

Robert Greene, George Peele, Alexander Dyce - Drama - 1883 - 624 pages
...Whereas. For kings have often fears when they do aup, Where shepherds dread no poison in their cup : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires do gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swaiu > To bed he goes, as wanton then, I ween, As is a king in dalliance with a queen ; More wanton...
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Characteristics of English Poets, from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1885 - 382 pages
...kings bethink them what the state require, Where shepherds careless carol by the fire : Ah then, all then, If country loves such sweet desires do gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swain ? " In more regular and even measures, Greene is comparatively stiff and restrained. One of his longest...
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Lyria Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson - English poetry - 1889 - 360 pages
...what a fool was I ! Edward Vere, Earl of Oxford, VIIL HAPPY AS A SHEPHERD. AH I what is love I It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king,...wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest loves to frown : Ah then, ah then, His flocks are folded; he comes home at night As merry as a king...
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Det engelske drama før Shakespeare ...

Torben Lundbeck - 1890 - 238 pages
...henrettelse. Jeg tror imidlertid ikke, at »Locrine« er forfattet så tidlig; de ') »Ah, what is love? It is a pretty thing, »As sweet unto a shepherd as a king;...wait upon a crown, »And cares can make the sweetest lowe to frown: »Ah then, ah then, »If country loves so sweet desires do gain, »What lady would not...
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Echoes of life: or, Beautiful gems of poetry & song. A choice collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - English poetry - 1890 - 557 pages
...would, descend, and sip the nearest — Maria del Occident. Ab! What is Love. AH, what is love ? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king,...wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest face to frown; Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love...
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Poems, chiefly lyrical, from romances and prose-tracts of the Elizabethan ...

Nicholas Breton - Poetry - 1890 - 170 pages
...too, For kings have wars and broils to take in hand, Where shepherds laugh and love upon the land : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires...do gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swain ? i Time. From Never too Late, 1590. N'OSEREZ VOUS, MON BEL AMI ? SWEET Adon, darest not glance thine...
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Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Social and Occasional ...

Frederick Locker-Lampson, Coulson Kernahan - English poetry - 1891 - 425 pages
...we their fancy try, Edward Vere, Earl of Oxford. VIIL HAPPY AS A SHEPHERD. AH ! what is love! It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king,...wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest loves to frown: Ah then, ah then, • His flocks are folded; he comes home at night As merry as a king...
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