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" Ah, what is love? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king — And sweeter too, For kings have cares that wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest love to frown. "
Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ... - Page 276
by Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce - 1831 - 324 pages
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Excerpta Tudoriana: Or, Extracts from Elizabethan Literature. With a ...

Sir Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1814
...wife to sing out this Roundelay: THE SHEPHERD S WIFE S SONG. From ttie lameAH ! what is Love? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a Shepherd as a King,...crown, And cares can make the sweetest love to frown : TuDoriana ..... 113 If country loves such sweet desires gain, What Lady would not love a Shepherd...
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Excerpta Tudoriana; or, Extracts from Elizabethan literature, with a ...

Excerpta Tudoriana - 1814
...wife to sing out this Roundelay : THE SHEPHERD S WIFE S SONG. From the ftamc. AH ! what is Love? It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a Shepherd as a King,...crown, And cares can make the sweetest love to frown : If country loves such sweet desires gain, What Lady would not love a Shepherd swain ? His flocks...
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Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ...

Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce - 1831 - 324 pages
...For cares cause kings full oft their sleep to spill, Where weary shepherds lie and snort their fill : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires...do gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swain ? Thus with his wife he spends the year, as blithe As doth the king at every tide or sith ;* And blither...
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Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ...

Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce - 1831 - 324 pages
...too, For kings have many griefs affects to move, Where shepherds have no greater grief than love : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires...do gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swain ? Upon his couch of straw he sleeps as sound, As doth the king upon his beds of down ; More sounder...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...and nil wife to sing out, this roundelay :— ] Ah ! what is love ! It is a pretty thing, Ал eweet them all the lie. Tell zeal it lacks devotion, Tell...but lust, Tell time it is but motion, Tell flesh cares to frown : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...hand, und began to play, and bis wife to sing out, this roundelay : — ] Ah ! what is love ! It is cares to frown : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...hand, and began to play, and hii wife to ting out, this roundelay : — J Ah ! what is love ! It is eding either from slowness of imagination, cores can make the sweetest cares to frown : Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...bliss; A mind content both crown and kingdom is. THE SONG OF THE SHEPHERDESS. Ah ! what is love I It is a pretty thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king,...too: For kings have cares that wait upon a crown, 1 And cares can make the sweetest cares to frown: Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...And sweeter too: For kings have cares that wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest cares to frown: Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love a shepherd swain 7 His flocks are folded; he comes home at night As...
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Common sense: arguments in anecdotes

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852
...in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, than a realization. " Ah, what is love ? It is a little thing, As sweet unto a shepherd as a king, And sweeter...wait upon a crown, And cares can make the sweetest loves to frown ; Ah then, ah then, If country loves such sweet desires gain, What lady would not love...
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