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" As I left this place, and entered into the next field, a second pleasure entertained me' 'twas a handsome milkmaid that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind with any fears of many things that will never be, as too many men too... "
The Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ... - Page 58
by Izaak Walton - 1901 - 497 pages
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Shakespeare's Venvs & Adonis

William Shakespeare - 1593 - 106 pages
...field, a second pleasure entertained me: 'twas a handsome milkmaid: she castaway all care and sang like a nightingale. Her voice was good and the ditty fitted for it : it was the smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milkmaid's mother...
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The Temple Shakespeare, Volume 39

William Shakespeare - 1896
...field, a second pleasure entertained me: 'twas a handsome milkmaid : she cast away all care and sang like a nightingale. Her voice was good and the ditty fitted for it : it was the smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milkmaid's mother...
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The Complete Angler: Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation

Izaak Walton, Phoebe Atwood Taylor - Fishing - 1653 - 246 pages
...a fecond pleafure entertained me, 'twas a handfbme Milk-maid, that had caft away all care, and fung like a Nightingale ; her voice was good, and the Ditty fitted for it; 'twas that fmooth Song which was made by KitMarlow,iiow at leaft fifty years ago; andtheMilk maids...
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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation...: Prefixed, the ...

Izaak Walton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1775
...pleafure entertained me ; "twas a handfome milk-maid, that had not yet attained fo much age and wifdom as to load her mind with any fears of many things...will never be, as too many men too often do ; but fhe caft away all care, and fung like a nightingale; her voice •was good, and the ditty fitted for...
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Merry wives of Windsor. Much ado about nothing

William Shakespeare - 1785
...writer of some credit, who. has inserted them both in his Compleat Angler, under the character of " That smooth song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and an Answer to it, which was made by sir Walter Raleigh" in his younger days ..'... Old fashioned poetry,...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 19

1799
...entertained me ; 'twas a ' handfomg milk^rnaid, that had • not yet attained fo much age and • wifdoin as to load her mind with « any fears of many things...will ' never be, as too many men too ' often do ; but (be caft away all ' care, and fang like a nightingale." " Jn the paftoral fong and ballad the moderns,...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...pleasure entertained me; 'twas a handsome milk-maid, that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind with any fears of many things...many men too often do; but she cast away all care and sang like a nightingale."* In the pastoral song and ballad the moderns, 'and particularly the scotch...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...pleasure entertained me; 'twas a handsome milk-maid, that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind with any fears of many things...the milk-maid's mother sung an answer to it, which wa» made by sir Walter Raleigh, in his younger days. They were old-fashioned poetry, but choicely...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...pleasure entertained me ; 'twas a handsome milk-maid, that had not yet attained so much age arid wisdom as to load her mind with any fears of many things...was that smooth song, which was made by Kit Marlow, uow at least fifty years ago ; and the milk-maid's mother sung an answer to it, which wasmade by sir...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...entertained me ; 'twas a handsome milk-maid, that had not yet attained so much age and •wisdom a& to load her mind with any fears of many things that...was that smooth song, which was made by Kit Marlow, wow at least fifty years ago ; and the milk-maid's mother sung an answer to it, which was made by sir...
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