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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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The Monthly Review

1826
...Reformation; and the lines from Bishop Corbet's facetious ballad are no less witty than _historically just : " By which we note the fairies Were of the old profession ; Their songs were Ave-Maries, Their dances were procession." Fairies' Farewell. To this enumeration of the probable means...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...roundelayes Of theirs, which yet remaine, Were footed in queene Marie's 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 we note the Faries Were of the old profession...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Addressed to J.G. Lockhart, Esq

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1830 - 338 pages
...merrily, merrily went their tabor, And merrily went their toes. /i Witness, those rings and roundelaya Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed in Queen...late Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath hin. " By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession,...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1830 - 338 pages
...And merrily went their toes. " Witness, those rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Wore footed in Queen Mary's days, On many a grassy plain...late Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath bin. 11 By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession,...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 2

1831
...men, to forget its sweet immunities. It is said Luther drove the Fairies from England — By wbich we note the Fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were A ve Maríts, Their dances were procession. Yet, after the expulsion of his clan, Puck would, as before,...
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The Magazine of the beau monde; or, Monthly journal of fashion ..., Volumes 4-5

1834
...ronndelayes Of theirs, which yet remaine, Were footed in Qiieeiie Marie's dayes On many a grassy playne; But since of late, Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never daunced on any heath As when the time hath bin. By which we note the Faeries Were of the eld profession;...
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The Guernsey and Jersey Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1836
...applicable to our own fairies, though in some measure we may ; but I must ndd them. " Witness, those rings and roundelays Of theirs which yet remain, Were footed,...late Elizabeth, And later James came in, They never danced on any heath. As when the time hath bin. By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession....
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...rounddelayei" Of thcirs, 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 danc'd on any heath, As when the time hath bin. By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were Ave Maries, Their...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...yet remaine ; Were footed in queene Maries dayes On many a grassy playne. But since of late Elizaheth And later James came in ; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time hath hin. By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were Ave Maries, Their...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1836 - 338 pages
...and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed in dueen Mary's days, ,»' On many a graasy plain ; But since of late Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath bin. " By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession,...
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