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" IN going to my naked bed, as one that would have slept, I heard a wife sing to her child, that long before had wept. She sighed sore, and sang full sweet, to bring the babe to rest, That would not cease, but cried still, in sucking at her breast. "
Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative to the ... - Page 172
by Richard Ryan - 1826 - 305 pages
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Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date; Now First ...

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1784
...would not ceafe but cried ftill, In fucking at her breft. She was full wearie of her watch, Aad greued with her child, She rocked it and rated it Till that on her it fmilde. Then did fhe faie, now have I founde This proucrbe true to proue, The falling out of faithfull...
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The Alliance of Musick, Poetry and Oratory: Under the Head of Poetry is ...

Anselm Bayly - Music - 1789 - 384 pages
...full fweet, to bring the babe to reft ; It would not ceafe, bat cried ftill, in fucking at her breaft. She was full weary of her watch, and grieved with her child ; She rocked it, fhe rated it, till on her that it fmiled. Then did fhe fay, now have I found this proverb true to prove,...
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The beauties of ancient poetry

Beauties - 1794
...would not ceafe but cried flill, In fucking at her breft. She was full wearie of her wateh, And greued with her child, She rocked it and rated it Till that on her it fmilde. Then did fhe faie, now have I foundc This prouerbe true to proue, The falling out of faithfull...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...sweet, to bring the babe to rest, That would not cease, but cried still, in sucking at her breast. She was full weary of her watch, and grieved with her child, She rocked it, and rated it, until on her it smiled; Then did she say, " Now have I found the proverb true to prove, " The falling...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 2

Books - 1804
...say, ' Now have I found the proverb true to prove, ГЬс Ы1т* out of faithful friends renewing it of love.' Then took I paper, pen, and ink, this proverb for to write, i regster for to remain of such a worthy wight. s she proceeded thus hi song unto her little brat,...
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Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date, Volume 3

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1810
...sweet, To bring the babe to rest, That would not cease, but cried still, In sucking at her breast. She was full weary of her watch, And grieved with...took I paper, pen and ink, This proverb for to write, J register for to remain Of such a .worthy wight : As she preceded thus in song Unto her little brat,...
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Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date, Volume 3

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1810
...sweet,,/^ To bring the babe to rest, . .. ( That would^o^cease^lju^cried still, In sucking at her .br.eost. She was full weary of her watch, And grieved with...child, She rocked it, and rated it, Till that on her it smi\ed.,,|t ..J.,. , ' '.t Then did she say, Now have I found This proverb.true to prp/yej . , i The...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...child, She rocked it, and rated it, until on her it smil'd ; Then did she say, " Now have I found the proverb true to prove, " The falling out of faithful friends renewing is J of love." Then took I paper, pen, and ink, this proverb for to write, In register for to remain...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1811
...child, She rocked it, and rated it, until on her it smil'd ; Then did she say, " Now have I found the proverb true to prove, " The falling out of faithful friends renewing is 5 " of love." Then took I paper, pen, and ink, this proverb for to write, In register for to remain...
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Poetry and poets: a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the ...

Richard Ryan - Poetry - 1826
...sweet, to bring the babe to rest, That would not cease, but cried still, in tucking at her breast. She was full weary of her watch, and grieved with...friends renewing is of love.' Then took I paper, pen, aad ink, this proverh for to write, In register for to remain of such a worthy wight, As she proceeded...
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