Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 24

Literature - 1848
...James. " Witness these rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain. Were footed in Queen Mary'« 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 bin." But it may be asserted with no less authority that...
Full view - About this book

The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 2; Volumes 4-5

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1837 - 477 pages
...rose, Then merrily, merrily went their tabor,' And merrily went their toes. " Witness, those rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed, in Queen Mary's days, On many a grassy plain ; « Wife qf Bath's Tale But since of late Elizabeth, And later, Jamea came in, They never danced on...
Full view - About this book

The Rural Life of England, Volume 2

William Howitt - Country life - 1838 - 386 pages
...rose, Then merrily went their tabour. And merrily went their toes. Witness those rings and roundelayes Of theirs which yet remain ; Were footed in Queen Mary's days On many a grassy playne. But since of late Elizabeth, And later James came in, They never danced on any heath As when...
Full view - About this book

London Saturday Journal..., Volume 1

1839
...fairies' lost command : They did hut change priests' hahies, But some have changed your lanoV • * * " By which we note the fairies Were of the old profession, Their songs were Avo Mario, Their dances were procession. But now, alas! they all arc dead, Or gone heyond the seas...
Full view - About this book

Deliciae Literariae: A New Volume of Table-talk

Joseph Robertson - Table-talk - 1840 - 273 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 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 dances...
Full view - About this book

Deliciae literariae: a new volume of table-talk [ed. by J. Robertson].

Deliciae - 1840 - 273 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 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...
Full view - About this book

The Females' advocate [afterw.] The Female mission record, Volume 2

London female mission - 1840
...the reformation, as a poet of the 17th century intimates in these verses — " Witness those rings and roundelays Of theirs which yet remain, Were footed in Queen Mary's days, On many a errassy plain ; But since of late Elizabeth And later James came in, They never danced on any heath...
Full view - About this book

Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...milking rose, Then merrily went their tabor, And nimbly went their toes. * Louis X1IL Witness those rings ' |n H } ˲ zm r O{ u ym Y t p E _? ֥ o rͣ˚yMW}u q { } Ey which we note the fairies Were of the old profession, Their songs were Avc-Maries, Their dunces...
Full view - About this book

Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1844
...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...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...
Full view - About this book

Publications, Volume 26

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - 1845
...Ciss to milking rose, Then merrily went their tabourT And nimbly went their toes. Witness those rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed...They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time hath bin. By which we note the fairies Were of the old profession j Their songs were Ave Maries, Their dances...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF