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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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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

Rosaline Orme Masson - English poetry - 1876 - 391 pages
...She was full weary of her watch, and grieved with her child : She rocked it, and she rated it, until on her it smiled : Then did she say, " Now have I found the proverb true to prove, That Falling out of faithful friends is the renewing of love." Then took...
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The Poets Laureate of England: Being a History of the Office of Poet ...

Walter Hamilton - Poets laureate - 1879 - 308 pages
...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 smil'd ; Then did she say, ' Now have I found the proverb true to prove, The falling...
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The Poets Laureate of England: Being a History of the Office of Poet ...

Walter Hamilton - Poets laureate - 1879 - 308 pages
...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 of love." This has been set to music, and is one of the most beautiful and popular of our old madrigals. Edwards...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1869
...full sweet, To lull the babe to rest, That would not cease, but cried still Upon its mother's breast. She was full weary of her watch, And grieved with...it, Till that on her it smiled. Then did she say, Xow have I found This proverb true doth prove i The falling out of faithful friends Renewing is of...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...full sore, to bring the babe to rest, That would not rest 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 out...
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Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...full sore, to bring the babe to rest, That would not rest 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 out...
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The English Poets, Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880 - 509 pages
...full sore, to bring the babe to rest, That would not rest 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 out...
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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 out of faithful friends is the renewing of love. ******* I marvel...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...to rest, That would not cease, but cried still, in sucking at her breast. She was full weary of the 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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Gems from the English Poets: Chaucer to Tennyson ; with Biographical Notices ...

English poets - English poetry - 1889 - 503 pages
...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 out of faithful friends renewing is of love." r i; 34 GLEANINGS FROM THE ENGLISH POETS. A Then took I paper, pen, and ink, this proverb for to write....
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