Corinna's Going A-Maying Quotes
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Wash, dress, be brief in praying:Few beads are best when once we go a-Maying. (27-28)
Get up, get up for shame, the blooming morn Upon her wings presents the god unshorn (1-2)
Each flower has wept and bow'd toward the eastAbove an hour since: yet you not dress'd; Nay! not so much as out of bed? (7-9)
Tradition and Customs Quotes
[…] 'tis sin, Nay, profanation to keep in,Whereas a thousand virgins on this daySpring, sooner than the lark, to fetch in May (11-14)
Man and the Natural World Quotes
See how Aurora throws her fair Fresh-quilted colours through the air: Get up, sweet slug-a-bed, and see The dew bespangling herb and tree.Each...