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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 bibliographer's manual of English literature containing an account of ...

William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn - English literature - 1857
...speaks highly of Barnfield as a poet, and among bis poems will be founc that beautiful Ode, commencing 'As it fell upon a day ' In the merry month of May/ which has been attributed to Shakespeare. Baro, Bonaventure. Obsidio el Expugnatio Arcis Duncannon...
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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, 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 Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1860 - 516 pages
...every shepherd's toupie, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love.* xix. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Whieh a grove b of myrtles made, Beasts did leap, and birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 47

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 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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Remains, historical and literary, connected with the palatine ..., 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
...! 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

Charles Cowden Clarke - 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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