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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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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

1863
...puritanical ideas. His principal poem is "The Shepherd's Hunting," but his shorter pieces are better known.] 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 meat choke, And all...
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Old English ballads: A collection of favourite ballads of the olden time

Ballads, English - 1863 - 272 pages
...ladies gay ! MERRY CHRISTMAS. U'ritten by George Wither. O, now is come our joyful'st feast ; Let ev'ry man be jolly : Each room with ivy leaves is drest,...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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Favourite English Poems: A Collection of Some of the Most ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1863
...Governor of Farnham sent to the treated with great ', in 1667. confineHis g,"but his shorter pieces Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your...twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all he merry. Now all our neighbours' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning ; Their ovens they...
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Our County; or, Hampshire in the reign of Charles II.

1863 - 272 pages
...peculiarly appropriate to the season, rehearsed his sonnet commencing — " 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 neighbour's chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning, Their ovens they with bak'd...
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Early English Poems, Chaucer to Pope: Chiefly Unabridged; Illustrated with ...

English poetry - 1863 - 308 pages
...ideas. His principal poem is "The Shepherd's Hunting," but his shorter pieces are better known.] • So now is come our joyful'st feast; Let every man be jolly; Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup...
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Old English ballads, a collection

1864
...ladies gay ! MERRY CHRISTMAS. Written by George Wither. O, now is come our joyful'st feast ; Let ev'ry man be jolly : Each room with ivy leaves is drest,...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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...But since he cannot, reader, look Not on his picture, but his book. ©corgc tUttl)cr. CHRISTMAS. OO 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; Without the door let sorrow lie ; And if for cold...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 32

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman - American literature - 1866
...describes the manner in which Christmas was observed in his time. We give a part of the poem : CHRISTMAS. So now is come our joyful'st feast, Let every man...with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Kound your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry. Now all...
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The Everyday Book of Natural History: Comprising a Note for Every Day on the ...

James Cundall - Natural history - 1866 - 509 pages
...With us it is more generally observed as a feast. George Withers says, ' ' So now is come our joyful feast ; Let every man be jolly; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly." DECEMBER 27TH. LAURESTINUS. — (Viburnum timts.) WE have now arrived near to the close of the year,...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 25

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1866
...reunions and general hilarity. With old Wither, some two hundred years ago, the old and young sing : So now is come our joyful'st feast; Let every man be jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is dressed, And every post with holly. 1866.] Country Life in England. 23 Now all our neighbors' chimneys...
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