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Merry Drollery Compleat, Being Jovial Poems, Merry Songs, and C.
Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth
No preview available - 2012
ALEXANDER BROME Antidote against Melancholy Arthur of Bradly ballad Ben Jonson Blacksmith Blacksmith Song bloud body Boldly I preach boys brains Brewer Canary Catch Cavalier Chocolate Crown delight doth Dragon drink edition eyes fair fear fight fool gallant George give Gondibert hast hath heart honour humour J. P. Collier John DRYDEN King kiss Lady live Lord lov’d Lover Loyal Sgs maid Merry Drollery Mirth Mistris ne'er ne'r never night Nose old Souldier Oliver Oliver Cromwell Percy Folio Percy Soc Pills play Poems poor praise pray Puritan Queens quoth the divel Reprint Richard Brome Richard Corbet Roundheads Rump Sack Saint shew sing Sir John Suckling spide swear sweet Sword tell thee There's thing thou three merry Town truth Twas Twill Tyburn unto verse Westminster Drollery Whilst wife wine wise Wit and Drollery
Page 371 - Not as the conqueror comes, They, the true-hearted came ; Not with the roll of the stirring drums, And the trumpet that sings of fame. Not as the flying come, In silence and in fear ; They shook the depths of the desert gloom With their hymns of lofty cheer.
Page 22 - The thirsty earth soaks up the rain, And drinks, and gapes for drink again, The plants suck in the earth, and are With constant drinking fresh and fair.
Page 110 - But may be term'd the worst of all the three ? Domestic cares afflict the husband's bed, Or pains his head : Those that live single, take it for a curse, Or do things worse...
Page 366 - The hunt is up, the hunt is up, And it is well nigh day; And Harry our king is gone hunting, To bring his deer to bay.
Page 103 - Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light: But, oh ! she dances such a way— No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight.
Page 172 - Ah what a trembling I feel when I venture, Ah what a Trembling does usher my joy! When, with a Sigh, she accords me the blessing, And her Eyes twinkle 'twixt pleasure and pain; Ah what a joy 'tis, beyond all Expressing, Ah what a joy to hear, shall we again...
Page 105 - twas nam'd another's health, Perhaps he made it hers by stealth: (And who could help it, Dick?) O' th' sudden up they rise and dance; Then sit again, and sigh, and glance; Then dance again and kiss: Thus several ways the time did pass, Whilst ev'ry woman wish'd her place, And ev'ry man wish'd his.
Page 102 - twould undo him, Should he go still so drest. At Course-a-Park, without all doubt, He should have first been taken out By all the maids i' th' town : Though lusty Roger there had been, Or little George upon the Green, Or Vincent of the Crown. But wot you what ? the youth was going To make an end of all his wooing ; The parson for him...