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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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New Outlook, Volume 122

1919 - 710 pages
...of the " handsome milkmaid, that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind of any fears of many things that will never be (as too many men often do) ;" in spite of the witchery of the milkmaid's song, " Come live with me, and be my love ;"...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 786 pages
...was a handsome milk-maid, that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind w:'.li any fears of many things that will never be, as too...often do ; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nightingak1 1 nor voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it : it was that smooth song, which was...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1872 - 582 pages
...a handsome milkmaid, that had not yet attained so much age and wisdom as to load her mind with iny fears of many things that will never be, as too many...men too often do ; but she cast away all care, and sang like a nightingale : her voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it. It was that smooth song,...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874 - 276 pages
...pleasure entertained me. It was 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 often do; but she cast away all care, and sang like a nightingale ; her voice was good, and the ditty...
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The Complete Angler: Or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, Being a ...

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1875 - 718 pages
...voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it ; 'twas that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago, and the milkmaid's mother sung an answer to it, which was rriade by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger days. They were old-fashioned poetry ; but choicely good...
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Westminster Drolleries: Both Parts, of 1671, 1672; Being a Choice ..., Issue 804

Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth - Ballads, English - 1875 - 420 pages
...i. 32. Page 16. Come live "with me, &c. A shameless " Mock," or parody, on what Isaak Walton calls " that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago" — that is, before 1593, Marlow having died at end of May in that year ; "and the milkmaid's mother...
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The poems of sir Walter Raleigh collected and authenticated with ..., Issue 830

sir Walter Ralegh - 1875 - 322 pages
...with Marlowe's name in "England's Helicon," 1600; and also in Walton's "Complete Angler," 1653, as " that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago." Marlowe died sixty years before,— in 1593. A belt of straw and ivy-buds, With coral clasps and amber-studs...
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Three Centuries of English Poetry: Being Selections from Chaucer to Herrick

English poetry - 1876 - 460 pages
...place and entered lnto the next field, a second pleasure entertained me: 'twas a handsome mllk-maid : she cast away all care and sung like a nightingale....it; it was that smooth song which was made by Kit Marlowe, now at least fifty years ago. And the milk-maid's mother sung an answer to it, which was made...
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Three centuries of English poetry: selections from Chaucer to Herrick, with ...

Rosaline Masson - 1876 - 464 pages
...next field, a second pleasure entertained me : 'twas a handsome milk-maid : she cast away all care_ and sung like a nightingale. Her voice was good and...the ditty fitted for it ; it was that smooth song " ' ' ' " " ' ' ' And t Time drives the flocks from field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 13

1876 - 862 pages
...as from ribaldry. Maudlin, the ' 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 manymen toooften do,' is a veritable queen of curds and cream. I now seo it was not without cause that...
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