Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages, Volume 30

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Page 107 - Crabbed age and youth Cannot live together ; Youth is full of pleasance, Age is full of care : Youth like summer morn, Age like winter weather ; Youth like summer brave, Age like winter bare. Youth is full of sport, Age's breath is short, Youth is nimble, age is lame. Youth is hot and bold, Age is weak and cold ; Youth is wild, and age is tame.
Page 126 - If our foes ye may be termed, Gentle foes we have you found : With our city, you have won our hearts each one, Then to your country bear away, that is your own.
Page 111 - Met you not with my true love By the way as you came? How shall I know your true love, That have met many a one, As I went to the holy land, That have come, that have gone?
Page 38 - WHEN Arthur first in court began, And was approved king ; By force of arms great victories won, And conquest home did bring ; Then into Britain straight he came, Where fifty good and able Knights then repaired unto him, Which were of the Round Table.
Page 127 - I have neither gold nor silver To maintain thee in this case ; And to travel is great charges, As you know, in every place.
Page 112 - His desire is a dureless content, And a trustless joy; He is won with a world of despair, And is lost with a toy. Of...
Page 16 - The Pleasant History of the Two Angry Women of Abington. With the humorous mirth of Dicke Coomes and Nicholas Proverbs, two Servingmen. As it was lately playde by the Lord High Admirall his servants.
Page 16 - April, 1843 ; that we have examined the same, together with the vouchers in support thereof, and find the same to be correct and satisfactory. And we further report that the following is a correct Abstract of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Society during the period to which we have referred.
Page 125 - WILL you hear a Spanish lady, How she woo'd an English man? Garments gay as rich as may be, Deck'd with jewels, had she on : Of a comely countenance and grace was she, Both by birth and parentage of high degree.
Page 114 - speedily, Took they ships valiantly; Braver ships never Were seen under sail ; With their fair colours spread, And streamers o'er their head ; Now, bragging Spaniards, Take heed of your tail. Dub a-dub, &c.

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