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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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1876 - 612 pages
...writer of some credit, who has inserted them both in his Cornplcat 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...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy, ed. by J. V. Prichard, Volume 1

English poetry - 1876 - 552 pages
...writer of some credit, who has inserted them both in his Compleat Aaagler,* 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. . . . Oldfashioned poetry,...
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The Complete Angler

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1878 - 492 pages
...pleasure entertained me ; 't 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...men too often do ; but she cast away all care, and sang like a nightingale : her voice was good, and the ditty f1tted for it : it was that smooth song...
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The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years of the Stuarts, Part 2

Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth - Ballads, English - 1878 - 762 pages
...cast away care, and sung like a Nightingale ; her voice was good, and the Ditty fitted for it ; 'twas that smooth Song which was made by Kit Marlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the Milk-maids mother sung an answer to it, which was made by Sir Walter Raleigh in his younger dayes....
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The Bagford Ballads: Illustrating the Last Years of the Stuarts, Part 2

Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth - Ballads, English - 1878 - 712 pages
...before 1641. Such a blithe damsel Izaak Walton saw. " 'Twas a handsome Milk-maid, that had cast away care, and sung like a Nightingale ; her voice was good, and the Ditty fitted for it ; 'twas that smooth Song which was made by Kit itarlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the Milk-maids...
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The ministry of the beautiful; or, The Christian's companion for field and ...

Burlington B. Wale - 1883 - 236 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...men too often do ; but she cast away all care and sang like a nightingale." What a refreshment it is to behold the green shades, the beauty and majesty...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 544 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 Works of Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1883 - 1160 pages
...mentioned by Izaak Walton : " '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 that will never be ; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nightingale : her voice was good, and the ditty fitted...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 4

English wit and humor - 1887 - 300 pages
...entered into the next field, a second pleasure entertained me, 'twas a handsome milk-maid, that had cast away all care, and sung like a Nightingale ; her voice was good, and the Ditty fitted for it ; 'twas that smooth Song which was made by KitMarlow, now at least fifty years ago ; and the milk-maid's...
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Village London: The Story of Greater London, Volume 1

Edward Walford - London (England) - 1884 - 628 pages
...' listening to the song of ' 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.' We have no time in our days for such lingering delights ; we have no taste for such simple luxuries....
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