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" In the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning, every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birds, praising... "
A survey of London - Page 38
by John Stow - 1842
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The Every Day Book: Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...every man, except impediment, would walke into the sweet meddowes and green woods, there to rejoyce their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harmonie of birds, praising God in their kinde. And for example hereof, Edward Hall hath noted, that...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Richard III. Henry VIII. Troilus ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...as Shakspeare in another place says: — • ( To do ohservance to a morn of May.' Stowe says that ' in the month of May, namely on May-day in the morning, every man would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods; there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...every man, except impediment, would walke into the sweet meddowes and green woods, there to rejoyce im for his mercy. " To our matter again. There was at ye same time anot harmonie of birds, praising God in their kinde. And for example hereof, Edward Hall hath noted, that...
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Journal of a Voyage Up the Mediterranean: Principally Among the ..., Volume 1

Charles Swan - Greece - 1826 - 423 pages
...coronet. Again, in imagination, " we walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice our spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the noise of birds, praising God in their kind*." And yet what days may have intervened since that period...
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Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster, Historical and ...

Emma Roberts - Great Britain - 1827
...namely on May-day in the morning, every man, excepte impediment, woulde walke into the sweet meddows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with...and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birdes praising God in their kind. I find also that in the moneth of May the citizens of London, of...
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The Irish Shield and Monthly Milesian, Volume 1

George Pepper - Ireland - 1829
...Stow tells us that " in the month of May, early on the first day of this month, every man, not sick, would walk into, the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty arid savour of fragrant flowers, and with the harmony of birds praising God in their kind." '• The...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...every man, except impediment, would walke into the sweet nwddowes and green woods, there to rejoyce their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the harback the popular feeling to these stand- monie of birds, praising God in their ards of primitive...
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Festivals, Games & Amusements, Ancient & Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...London, that on May-day morning, " Every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meddowes and green Woods, there to rejoice their spirits with...and with the harmony of birds praising God in their kinde." He subsequently adds, " I find also that in the month of May the citizens of London of all...
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Festivals, Games, and Amusements: Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith - Sports - 1831 - 382 pages
...London, that on May-day morning, " Every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meddowes and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with...and with the harmony of birds praising God in their kinde." He subsequently adds, " I find also that in the month of May, the citizens of London of all...
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Festivals, Games, and Amusements: Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith, Samuel Woodworth - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...Liondon, that on May-day morning, " Every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meddowes and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, land with the harmony of birds praising God in their kinde." He subsequently adds, " I find also that...
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