A Treasury of Minor British Poetry
by John Churton Collins (9780217437295)

A Treasury of Minor British Poetry
 
John Churton Collins
Release Date: 10 December 0140
Format: Paperback
Pages: 94
ISBN: 9780217437295
ISBN-10: 021743729X



Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: XXIX A SONG Packe, cloudes, away, and welcome day, With night we banish sorrow, Sweete ayre, blow soft, mount, Larke, aloft, To give my love good morrow. Winges from the winde, to please her minde, Notes from the Lark I'll borrow; Bird, prune thy wing, nightingale, sing, To give my love good morrow. To give my love good morrow, Notes from them all I'll borrow. Wake from thy nest, robin red-brest, Sing birds in every furrow, And from each bill, let musicke shrill, Give my faire love good morrow; Blacke-bird and thrush, in every bush, Stare, linnet, and cock-sparrow, You pretty elves, amongst yourselves, Sing my faire love good morrow. To give my love good morrow, Sing, birds, in every furrow. T. Heywood. chapter{Section 4XXX A SONG Ye little birds that sit and sing Amidst the shadie valleys, And see how Phillis sweetly walkes Within her garden alleyes; Goe pretty birds about her bowre, Sing pretty birds she may not lowre, Ah me, me thinkes I see her frowne, Ye pretty wantons warble. Goe tune your voices harmonic, And sing I am her lover; Straine loude and sweet, that every note, With sweet content may move her: And she that hath the sweetest voice, Tell her I will not change my choice, Yet still me thinkes I see her frowne, Ye pretty wantons warble. O fly, make hast, see, see, she falles Into a pretty slumber, Sing round about her rosie bed That waking she may wonder, Say to her, 'tis her lover true, That sendeth love to you, to you: And when you heare her kinde reply, Returne with pleasant warblings. T. Heywood. AN INVITATION Come, shepherds, come Come away Without delay, Whilst the gentle time doth stay. Greene woods are dumb, And will never tell to any Those deare kisses, and those many Sweete e...

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