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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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Social life in old New England

Mary Caroline Crawford - History - 1914 - 515 pages
...celebrate Christmas. George Wither went to prison for his Puritanism; yet it was Wither who wrote : " So now is come our joyful'st feast, Let every man...cup of wine, And let us all be merry. " Now all our neighbors' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning; Their ovens they with baked-meats choke,...
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Social Life in Old New England

Mary Caroline Crawford - New England - 1914 - 515 pages
...celebrate Christmas. George Wither went to prison for his Puritanism; yet it was Wither who wrote : " So now is come our joyful'st feast, Let every man be jolly; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, v. And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...in the sense oŁ "simple," "artleae," of 1 foolish." 201 l hough some churls at our mirth repine, 5 Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow...be merry. Now all our neighbours' chimnies smoke, Ami Christmas blocks are burning; 10 flicir oveas they with bak'd meats choke, And all their spits...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...if she be not for me . What care I for whom she be? 40 A CHRISTMAS CAROL So now is come our joyful feast, Let every man be jolly; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. 1 Used here in the sense of "simple," "artleae/* or 11 foolish." 10 Though some churls at our mirth...
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Ben Johnson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1916
...been admired; And, in such brave strains had moved As of all had been approved. A CHRISTMAS CAROL. So now is come our joyfulst feast ; Let every man be jolly, Each room with ivy leaves is dresl And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands...
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History Reader

Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson - 1918
...as happy a time as Christmas itself. We are expecting so much joy. " So now is come our joyfullest feast ; Let every man be jolly ; Each room with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly." The poor little Puritan children in New England did not know anything of this joy of Christmas. Their...
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The Way of Poetry: An Anthology for Younger Readers

Children's poetry - 1922 - 240 pages
...LANDOR So now is come our joyfuPst feast; Let every man be jolly. Each room with ivy-leaves is dress'd, And every post with holly. Though some churls at our...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 their...
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Primary Education, Volume 25

Education - 1917
...and, with the red and green festoons and bells, completed the decorations of the room. Christmas Lo, now is come our joyful'st feast! Let every man be...with ivy leaves is drest, And every post with holly. Now all our neighbors' chimneys smoke, And Christmas blocks are burning: Their ovens they with baked...
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