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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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Greater London: a narrative of its history, its people, and its places, Volume 1

Edward Walford - London (England) - 1885 - 664 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 River Lea.] [River Lea....
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1903 - 170 pages
...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...it: it was 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 made...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - English literature - 1903 - 408 pages
...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 meu too often do ; but she cast away all care, and sung like a nightingale. Her voice was good, and...
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Notes to Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Books I-IV

John Henry Fowler - English poetry - 1904 - 514 pages
...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...it : it was 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 made...
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The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women, Volume 19

England - 1904 - 820 pages
..." The Compleat Angler " in a memorable passage, " 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 often do." Maudlin sang " like a nightingale," one painting of a young and beautiful woman clad in a melancholy...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Jessie Bedford, Elizabeth Godfrey - Great Britain - 1904 - 356 pages
...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 fitted for it : it was that ' smooth song that was made by Kit Marlow, now at ' least fifty years ago ; and the milkmaid's mother sang ' an answer...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Jessie Bedford, Elizabeth Godfrey - Great Britain - 1904 - 364 pages
...a nightingale : her ' voice was good, and the ditty fitted for it : it was that ' smooth song that was made by Kit Marlow, now at ' least fifty years ago ; and the milkmaid's mother sang ' an answer to it which was made by Sir Walter Raleigh ' in his younger days. ' They were old-fashioned...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Jessie Bedford, Elizabeth Godfrey - Great Britain - 1904 - 352 pages
...a handsome ' milkmaid, that had not yet attained so much age and ' wisdom as to load her mind with 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...
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Nelson's Literature Readers, Book 2

Richard Garnett - Readers - 1905 - 496 pages
...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 he, as too many men too often do; but she cast away all care, and sang like a nightingale. Her voice...
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The Pilgrims' Way: A Little Scrip of Good Counsel for Travellers

Arthur Quiller-Couch - Anthologies - 1906 - 352 pages
...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...it : it was 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 made...
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