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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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God's Acre; Or, Historical Notices Relating to Churchyards

Elizabeth Stone - Burial - 1858 - 406 pages
...elder times, when merriments were/ for all ranks to go a maying ; and, says an old writer, ' On Mayday every man, except impediment, would walk into the...the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the noise of birds praising God in their kind.' Again, take a verse from Herbert — Hark, how the birds...
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Shakspere's Werke, herausg. und erklärt von N. Delius. [With ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1858
...aus Stowc: in the month of Slay, namely on May-day in the morning, every man except impediment ivould walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirit with the beauty and savour of sweet flowerst and with the noise of birds, praising God in their...
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The merrie days of England: sketches of the olden time

Edward McDermott (of Camberwell, Eng.?), Albert Henry Warren - England - 1859 - 154 pages
...fhould ftill preferve the memory of the good chivalrous bowman ? Thus it was, as Stowe tells us, that " In the month of May, namely on May-day in the morning, every man, without impediment, would walk into the fweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their fpirits...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare, ed ...

William Shakespeare - 1861
...of London, Stowe, speaks of the universal custom of the people of the city on May-day morning : " to walk into the sweet meadows and green woods, there...and with the harmony of birds praising God in their kinds." We have abundant materials for a distinct and complete account of the May-day sports in the...
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Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

William Martin - Children's literature - 1861
...and worth, in truth and love.' " IT was the old custom in England for every one to walk on May-day into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and fragrance of sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birds praising God in their hearts. So should it...
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The Works of Shakespeare: Preface, Life, etc. The two gentlemen of Verona ...

William Shakespeare - 1862
...of London, Stowe, speaks of the universal custom of the people of the city on May-day morning, ' to hy ! cam'st thou now To murder, murder our solemnity...art thou! — alack ! my child is dead ; And, with m kinds.' We have abundant materials for a distinct and complete account of the May-day sports in the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - 1867
...that King Henry Yin. and Queen Katharine partook of this diversion" (STEEVENS) : " Stowe says, that, ' in the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning,...impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and greenwoods ; there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the...
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Comedies

William Shakespeare - 1867
...the town to the freshness of a beautiful world ; aud our ancestors, as Stow has described, went out " into the sweet meadows and green woods, there to rejoice...sweet flowers, and with the harmony of birds praising Qod in their kind." Stubbs, however, in his ' Anatomie of Abuses,' first printed in 1585 — at the...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: A glossary to Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1867
...King Henry VIII. and Queen Katharine partook of this diversion" (STEEVENS) : " Stowe says, that, ' in the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning,...impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and greenwoods ; there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and 266 MAZAED— MEASURE. savour of sweet...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...beautiful world ; and our ancestors, as Stow has described, went out " into the sweet meadows and gi-een ors have enrich'd yon with ? Howers, and with the harmony of birds praising God in their kind." Stubbs, however, in his ' Auatoniie...
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