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" Witness those rings and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed in Queen Mary's days On many a grassy plain ; But since of late Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath been. "
The Cambridge Tart: Epigrammatic and Satiric-poetical Effusions; &c. &c ... - Page 232
edited by - 1823 - 289 pages
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...exercitation of the friars, a latter bard, in the same vein of irony, imputes to the Reformation : By which we note the fairies, Were of the old profession ; . . Their songs were Ave Marie's; Their dances were proce&sioik It so befel in this king Arthur's reign, y A lusty knight was...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...Elizabeth And later James came in; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were Ave Maries, Their dunces were procession. Gut now, alas! they all are dead, Or gone beyond the seas, I Or farther for...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...Ciss to milking rose, Then merrily went their tabor, And nimbly went their toes. Witness those ringi and roundelays Of theirs, which yet remain, Were footed...Their dances were procession : But now, alas ! they all are dead, Or gone beyond the seas ; Or farther for religion fled, Or else they take their ease....
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 1064 pages
...And later James came in ; They never danc'd on any heath, As when the time had been. •By which wee note the fairies Were of the old profession ; Their...Their dances were procession. But now, alas ! they all are dead, Or gone beyond trie seas, Or farther for religion fled, Or else they take their ease....
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 11

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...the exercitation of the friars, a later bard, in the same vein of irony, imputes to the Reformation : By which we note the fairies, Were of the old profession...songs were Ave Maries ; Their dances were procession. It so befel in this King Arthur's reign, ") A lusty knight was pricking o'er the plain ; VA bachelor...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 11

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...the exercitation of the friars, a later bard, in the same vein of irony, imputes to the Reformation : By which we note the fairies, Were of the old profession ; Their ttonirs were Ave Marie* ; Their (fences were procession. It so befel in this King Arthur's reign, "I...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1826
...Reformation; and the lines from Bishop Corbet's facetious ballad are no less witty than _historically just : " By which we note the fairies Were of the old profession ; Their songs were Ave-Maries, Their dances were procession." Fairies' Farewell. To this enumeration of the probable means...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Addressed to J.G. Lockhart, Esq

Sir Walter Scott - 1830 - 402 pages
...late Elizabeth, And later, James came in, They never danced on any heath As when the time hath hin. " By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession, Their songs were Ave Maries, w Their dances were procession. But now, alas ! they all are dead, Or gone beyond the seas ; Or farther...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 2

1831
...men, to forget its sweet immunities. It is said Luther drove the Fairies from England — By wbich we note the Fairies Were of the old profession : Their songs were A ve Maríts, Their dances were procession. Yet, after the expulsion of his clan, Puck would, as before,...
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The Guernsey and Jersey Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1836
...late Elizabeth, And later James came in, They never danced on any heath. As when the time hath bin. By which we note, the fairies Were of the old profession....Maries, Their dances were procession. But now, alas 1 they all are dead. Or gone beyond the seas ; Or farther for religion fled, Or else they take their...
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