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" Dancing in the chequer'd shade; And young and old come forth to play On a sunshine holiday, Till the livelong daylight fail... "
The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ... - Page 137
1806 - 380 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824 - 472 pages
...bow'r she leaves, With Thestylis to bind the sheaves ; Or if the earlier season lead To the tann'd haycock in the mead. Sometimes with secure delight...merry bells ring round, And the jocund rebecks sound 85 90 84. Are at their savory dinner set Of kerbs, &c.] Mr. Thyer thinks with me that this is an allusion...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824 - 468 pages
...obtained the name of Ribeca. Hist. Mm ii. 86. In the Percy Household book, 1512, are recited " MynTo many a youth, and many a maid, Dancing in the chequer'd...And young and old come forth to play On a sunshine holy-day, Till the live-long day-light fail ; Then to the spicy nut-brown ale, With stories told of...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825 - 424 pages
...season lead . ',. To the tann'd haycock'iti the mead.' Sometimes 'with secure delight , ". t The uplarfd h'amlets will invite, When the merry bells r,ing round;...sound To many a youth, and many a maid, Dancing in the chequer' d shade, And young and old come forth to play. On a sunshine holiday ; 'Till the livelong...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826 - 310 pages
...bower she'leaves, With Thestylis to bind the sheaves ; Or, if the earlier season lead, To the tann'd haycock in the mead. Sometimes with secure delight...And young and old come forth to play On a sun-shine holy-day, Till the live-long day-light fail : Then to the spicy nut-brown ale, With stories told of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826 - 360 pages
...her bow'r she leaves, With Thestylis to bind~the sheaves; Or if the earlier season lead To the tann'd haycock in the mead. Sometimes with secure delight...invite, When the merry bells ring round, And the jocund rebecs sound To many a youth, and many a maid, Dancing in the chequer'd shade ; And young and old come...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 412 pages
...Sometimes, with secure delight, The upland hamlets will invite, When the merry bells ring round, i And the jocund rebecks sound To many a youth, and...Till the livelong daylight fail ; Then to the spicy nuthrown ale, With stories told of many a feat, How fairy Mab the junkets ate ; She was pinch'd, and...
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The Tale of a Modern Genius, Or, The Miseries of Parnassus: In a ..., Volume 3

John Fitzgerald Pennie - 1827 - 672 pages
...joins his melodious lay with the mingled sounds of the peasant revelry. Spanish Ballad. -" As the merry bells ring round, And the jocund rebecks...sound, To many a youth and many a maid, Dancing in the chequered shade ; And young and old come forth to play, On a sunshine holiday." There was John Stubbs,...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...bower she leaves. With Thestylis to bind the sheaves ; Or, if the earlier season lead, To the tan'd haycock in the mead. Sometimes, with secure delight....invite, When the merry bells ring round, And the jocund rebecs sound To many a youth, and many a maid, Dancing in the checquer'd shade ; And young and old...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...bower, she leaves, With Thestylis to bind the sheaves; Or, if the earlier season lead, To the tanned haycock in the mead. Sometimes, with secure delight,...sound To many a youth, and many a maid Dancing in the chequered shade; And young and old couie forth to play On a sunshine holiday. Till the livelong daylight...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832 - 354 pages
...Thestylis to bind the sheaves ; Or, if the earlier season lead, To the tann'd haycock in the mead, 90 Sometimes with secure delight The upland hamlets will...jocund rebecks sound To many a youth, and many a maid, 95 Dancing in the chequer'd shade ; And young and old come forth to play On a sunshine holiday, Till...
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