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" SO now is come our joyful'st feast; Let every man be jolly, Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry.... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 63
by Percy Society - 1841
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Feared the enjoying either : 'Cause to be of onf possess'd, Barr'd the hope of all the rest. Otratmca. o sorrow we shall find : Tis then no matter how things...Or who's our friend, or who's our foe. With a fa, churl- at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...GEORGE WITHER, shall sing a right English Christmas feasting song : — Lo ! now is come our joyfull'st feast, Let every man be jolly, Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Now, all our neighbours' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning ; Their ovens they with bak'd...
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1849
...feast, Let every man be jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Tho' some Churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads...And let us all be merry. " Now all our neighbours' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning, Their ovens they with baked meats choke, And all...
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 2

Robert Southey - Commonplace-books - 1850
...this bombast, half so big as the right." Ibid. jt Ckrittmat Carol. " So now is come our joyfullest feast, Let every man be, jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Tho' some Churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of...
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Southey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1849
...all this bumbast, half so big as the right." Ibid. A Christmas Carol. " So now is come our joyfullest feast, Let every man be jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Tho' some Churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1897
...with ivy leaves is drcst, And every post with holly. Though some clinrls at our mirth repine, Around your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry. E. WALFORD. Ventnor. SIR MICHABL COSTA (8 tt S. xi. 129, 211, 239). —When I undertook to write a...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849
...Sonnets, Epitaphs, is a Christmas Carroll, in which the customs of that season are not overlooked : " Lo ! now is come our joyful'st feast ! Let every man be jolly ; Each roome with yvie leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Now all our neighbours' chimneys smoke,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1897
...Christmas Carol ' in the poems of George Wither. I give the first stanza : — So now is come our jolly feast, Let every man be jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is drekt, And every poet with holly. Though some charle at our mirth repine, Around your foreheads garlands...
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Church Sunday school magazine

1850
...household band, long sundered from the hearths round which they clustered in their early childhood, when "Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly." I must now draw these brief and imperfect observations to a close. We have, kind reader, been spared...
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Christmas with the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive ...

Carols - 1851 - 191 pages
...they should have my presence again next 2jth of December, i653.'" MERRY CHRISTMAS. (GEORGE WITHER.) So, now is come our joyful'st feast ; Let every man...wine, And let us all be merry. Now all our neighbours' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning ; Their ovens they with baked meats choke, And all...
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