Stimmen der Völker in Liedern

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Page 16 - The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.
Page 79 - I'd rather hear a brazen candlestick turn'd , Or a dry wheel grate on the axle-tree , And that would nothing set my teeth on edge , Nothing so much as mincing poetry ; 'Tis like the forc'd gait of a shuffling nag.— • Glen.
Page 17 - COME away, come away, death, And in sad cypress let me be laid; Fly away, fly away, breath ; I am slain by a fair cruel maid. My shroud of white, stuck all with yew, Oh, prepare it: My part of death no one so true Did share it.
Page 17 - , 'I am flain by a fair cruel Maid! • My...

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