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" Witness those rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed in Queen Mary's days On many a grassy plain; But since of late, Elizabeth And, later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath been. "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 378
1819
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Of theirs, which yet remanie ; Were footed in queen Maries daycs On many a grafly plavne. But firicc of late Elizabeth And later James came in They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profclfion : Their fongs were Ave Maries, Their...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...thofe rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain ; Were footed in Queen MARIES days But fince of late ELIZABETH, And later, JAMES came in; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. By which we note the FAIRIES Were of the old profeffion : Their fongs were Ave-Maries,' Their...
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The Falls of Clyde: Or, The Fairies; a Scotish Dramatic Pastoral, in Five ...

John Black - Dialect drama, Scottish - 1806 - 241 pages
...difappear about this time, though the good Bifhop did not know the true reafon. Witnefs thofe rings and round-e-lays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed in Queen Mary's days, On many a gralTy plain : But fince of late Elifabeth, And later James came in ; They never danc'd on any heath,...
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The Falls of Clyde: Or, The Fairies; a Scotish Dramatic Pastoral, in Five ...

John Black - Dialect drama, Scottish - 1806 - 241 pages
...this time, though the good Bifhop did ot know the true reafon. \Vitnefs thofe rings and rbWnd-e-lays Of theirs, which yet remain," Were footed in Queen Mary's days, On many a gra/Ty plain : But fince of late Elifabcth, And lte James came in ; They never danc'd on any heath,...
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The Poems of Richard Crobet, Late Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich

Richard Corbet, Octavius Gilchrist - English poetry - 1807 - 260 pages
...roundelayes Of theirs, which yet remaine, Were footed in queene Maries dayes On many a grassy playne ; But since of late, Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never daunc'd on any heath As when the time hath bin. By which wee note the Faries Were of the old profession...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...exercitation of the friars, a latter bard, in the same vein of irony, imputes to the Reformation : By which we note the fairies, Were of the old profession ; . . Their songs were Ave Marie's; Their dances were proce&sioik It so befel in this king Arthur's reign, y A lusty knight was...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...roundelayea Of theirs, which yet remaine ; Were footed in queen Maries dayex On many a grassy playne. But since of late Elizabeth And later James came in; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were Ave Maries, Their...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...roundelayes Of theirs, which yet remaine, Were footed in queene Marie's dayec On many a grassy playne; But since of late, Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never daunc'd on any heath As when the time hath bin. By which we note the Faries Were of the old profession...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...roundelayes Of theirs, which yet remaine ; Were footed in queen Maries dayes On many a grassy |>layne. But since of late Elizabeth And later James came in...; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. •By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession ; Their songs were Ave Maries,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 11

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...the exercitation of the friars, a later bard, in the same vein of irony, imputes to the Reformation : By which we note the fairies, Were of the old profession ; Their ttonirs were Ave Marie* ; Their (fences were procession. It so befel in this King Arthur's reign, "I...
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