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" Her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it; 'twas that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago : and the milkmaid's mother sung an answer to it, which was made by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger days. "
The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years of the Stuarts - Page 721
edited by - 1878 - 1131 pages
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The Temple Shakespeare, Volume 39

William Shakespeare - 1896
...field, a second pleasure entertained me: 'twas a handsome milkmaid : she cast away all care and sang like a nightingale. Her voice was good and the ditty fitted for it : it was the smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milkmaid's...
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Shakespeare's Venvs & Adonis

William Shakespeare - 1593 - 106 pages
...field, a second pleasure entertained me: 'twas a handsome milkmaid: she castaway all care and sang like a nightingale. Her voice was good and the ditty fitted for it : it was the smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milkmaid's...
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The Complete Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Izaak Walton, Phoebe Atwood Taylor - Fishing - 1653 - 246 pages
...a fecond pleafure entertained me, 'twas a handfbme Milk-maid, that had caft away all care, and fung like a Nightingale ; her voice was good, and the Ditty fitted for it; 'twas that fmooth Song which was made by KitMarlow,iiow at leaft fifty years ago; andtheMilk maids mother lung...
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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation...: Prefixed, the ...

Izaak Walton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1775
...many things that will never be, as too many men too often do ; but fhe caft away all care, and fung like a nightingale; her voice •was good, and the ditty fitted for it : 'twas that fmooth fong, which was made by Kit Marlowt how at leaft fifty years ago : and the milk-maid's mother...
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Merry wives of Windsor. Much ado about nothing

William Shakespeare - 1785
...writer of some credit, who. has inserted them both in his Compleat Angler, under the character of " That smooth song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and an Answer to it, which was made by sir Walter Raleigh" in his younger days ..'... Old fashioned poetry,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...with any fears of many things that will never be, as too many men too often do ; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nightingale ; her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it: it was that smooth song, which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the milk-maid's...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...with any fears of many things that will never be, as too many men too often do ; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nightingale ; her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it: it was that smooth song, which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the milk-maid's...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...writer of some credit, who has inserted them both in his COMPLEAT ANGLER *, under the character of " that " smooth song, which was made by Kit. Marlow, now " at least fifty years ago ; and ... an Answer to it, which " was made by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger days "... Old-fashioned...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

1823
...be, as too many men too often do; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nigUtinVOL. XIV. gale : her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it; 'twas...Kit. Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the Milk-maid's mother sung an answer to it, which was made by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger days....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 49

1841
...of many things that will never be, as too many men often do ; but she cast away all care, and sang like a nightingale; her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it : it was that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milkmaid's...
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