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" Every thing did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone : She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn, And there sung the dolefull'st ditty, That to hear it was great pity :  "
The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes - Page 134
by William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1812
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Chamber's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ...

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...versification : As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade, Which nd@ - ; Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone ; She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Leaned her...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...FELL UPON A DAY. 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, Everything did banish moan, Save the Nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Leaned her...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...THE NIGHTINGALE. 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 ; Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Leaned her...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...signature'Ignoto,'and also a sonnet bearing his name. AS IT FELL UPON A DAY. As it fell upon a day Which a grove of Myrtles made, Beasts did leap, and birds did sing, Trees did grow, and plants did spring, Everything did banish moan, In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Save the Nightingale...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877
...THE NIGHTINGALE. As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of Hay, Sitting in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made, Beasts did leap, and birds...grow, and plants did spring ; Every thing did banish inoau, Save the nightingale alone. She, poor bird, as all forlorn, Leaned her breast up-till a thorn...
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Our Summer Migrants: An Account of the Migratory Birds which Pass the Summer ...

James Edmund Harting - Birds - 1877 - 336 pages
...against a thorn to sing ! Shakespeare, for example, in his " Passionate Pilgrim," says: " Everything did banish moan, Save the nightingale alone. She,...Lean'd her breast up-till a thorn; And there sung the dolefull'st ditty, That to hear it was great pity." These lines, by the way, although generally .attributed...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...[1770-1850] PHILOMEL 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; Everything did banish moan Save the Nightingale alone: She, poor bird, as all forlorn Leaned her breast...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1011 pages
...(1574-1627) PHILOMEL 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 ; Everything did banish moan Save the Nightingale alone : She, poor bird, as all forlorn Lean'd her...
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Western Journal of Education, Volume 13

Education - 1908
...William has it: 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 Everything did banish moan, Save the Nightingale alone. spring, "Beasts did leap" — the young colts...
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The Works of Shakesspeare

...She, poor bird, as all forlorn, 10 Leaned her breast up-till a thorn, And there sung the dolefull'st ditty, That to hear it was great pity: 'Fie, fie,...fie', now would she cry; 'Tereu, Tereu !' by and by; 15 That to hear her so complain, Scarce I could from tears refrain; For her griefs so lively shown...
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