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" Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant king ; Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring. Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing. Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we. to-witta-woo ! The palm and May make country houses gay. "
The Technical World Magazine - Page 191
1912
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First (Second) poetry book, selected and arranged by C. Geikie, Volume 1

John Cunningham Geikie - 1878
...of clover. — 69 — SPRING. SPRING, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant king ; Then blossoms each thing, then maids dance in a ring. Cold doth...birds do sing, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo. 8 fore-boding, fearing, before it comes. The palm1 and may2 make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1882 - 344 pages
...dapple grey. She rode till she came to her father's hall, Three hours before it was day. Old Ballad CXI SPRING Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant...Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo ! The palm and the may make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 958 pages
...the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant kiug ; Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a riug, 4th, 1S37. THE BELLS OF SHANDON. . " Sablmtn pnnfco, Fimcru pbmco, Sol to-witl n-iroo. Tho palm and May make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe...
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The Sylvan Year: Leaves from the Note Book of Roaul Dubois. [Also The ...

Philip Gilbert Hamerton - 1886 - 338 pages
...Of shadowing roses, on our plains descend.' Nash greets the spring in another tone and measure : — 'Spring, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant...birds do sing Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo ! ' These extracts are as dissimilar as can be, and yet in both of them we may observe a characteristic...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1889 - 405 pages
...dominant language of the world ij spoken, it is hoped that they will find fit audience. BOOK FIRST SPRING SPRING, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant...Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo ! The palm and n ay make country houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye birds...
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Monthly Packet

1898
...teares Adowne thy cheeke, to quenche thy thristye payne.' Where is this quotation ? 4. ' — the sweet , is the year's pleasant king ; Then blooms each thing,...birds do sing, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo.' From what song is this verse taken ? 5. 'Now the golden morn aloft Waves her dew-bespangled wing, With...
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Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

John Henry Fowler - 1903 - 161 pages
...121 121 121 122 123 123 124 125 120 51 127 128 129 134 13S 138 THE GOLDEN TREASURY BOOK FIRST 1. I. SPRING Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant...to-witta-woo ! The palm and may make country houses gay, 5 Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay, Cuckoo,...
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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - 1903 - 432 pages
...possess no setting to make them permanent. THOMAS NASHE 1567-1601 Optional Poem In Time Of Pestilence. SPRING Spring, the sweet Spring, is the year's pleasant...birds do sing, Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo I 5 The palm and May make country houses gay ; Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Miscellaneous prose, 1798-1834

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1903
...line 24. Her cuckoo cry . . . " Jug, Jug, Jug." Possibly a remembrance of Nash's spring song : — Spring, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant king...birds do sing Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo ! Other Elizabethan lyrists give the nightingale the same cry. Page 343, line 27. Mrs. Minikin. Writing...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...are sailing, Blue sky prevailing; The rain is over and gone ! WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. SPRING, THE SWEET SPRING. SPRING, the sweet spring, is the year's pleasant...jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo ! The palm and may make country-houses gay, Lambs frisk and play, the shepherds pipe all day, And we hear aye birds tune this...
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