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" Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew; Maidens, willow branches bear; Say I died true: My love was false, but I was firm From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth! "
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon - Page 131
by Washington Irving - 1835
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The Works of Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont - 1750 - 560 pages
...my Hearfe of the difmal Tew ; Maidens , Willow Branches bear ; fay, I died true : My Love was falfe, but I was firm from my Hour of Birth ; Upon my buried Body lye lightly, gentle Earth ! Evad. Fie on't, Madam ! the Words are fo ftrange, they are able to make...
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Ancient Songs: From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution ...

Joseph Ritson - 1790 - 434 pages
...difmal yew ; Maidens, willow branches bear ; Say, I died true : My love was falfe, but I was firm 5 From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! Oj III. THB III. THE MOTHERS LULLABY. From a MS. ef Jamet the Ifti time. Bib. Sloan. 1708. MY little...
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The British Drama: pt. 1-2. Tragedies

1804 - 510 pages
...garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew ; Maidens, rcillou- branches bear ; Say, I died true : Mi/ lore was false, but I was firm From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! Evad. Fie on it, madam ! the words are srt strange, they are able to make one dream of hobgoblins....
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The British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804 - 954 pages
...dismal >/ea> ; Maidens, willow branches hear ; Say, I died true : 1 /ore n-as false, hut I teal firm From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! Ei'ad. Fie on it, madam ! the words are so strange, they are able to make one dream of hobgoblins....
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The British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804 - 946 pages
...yeto ; Maidens, œil/orc brunches bear ; Sal/, I died true : Mi/ /ore vas false, hut I iras fir in From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth f Evad. Fie on it, madam ! the words are so strange, they are able to make one dream of hobgoblins....
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - 1808 - 512 pages
...is it, madam ? Asp. Lay a garland on my hearse of the dismal yew ; Maidens, willow branches bear ; say I died true : My love was false, but I was firm from my hour of birth; Upon my buried body lay lightly gentle earth. Madam, good night ; — may no discontent Grow 'twixt your love and you ;...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - 1811 - 728 pages
...a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew; Maidens, willow branches bear; Sav, I died true: Mv fove was false, but I was firm From my hour of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth! Etad. Fie on't, madam ! the words are so "range, they are able to make one dream of bobgoblins. ' I...
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811 - 712 pages
...it, madam? SONG. Asp. Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew ; Maidens, willow branches bear; Say, I died true: My love was false, but I was firm From my hoar of birth. Upon my buried body lie Lightly, gentle earth ! Evad. Fie on'-t, madam ! the words are...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of ..., Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1813 - 508 pages
...is it, madam ? Asp. Lay a garland on my hearse of the dismal yew ; Maidens, willow branches bear ; say I died true : My love was false, but I was firm from my hour of birth; Upon my buried body lay lightly gentle earth. Madam, good night; — may no discontent • Grow 'twixt your love and you...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1829 - 522 pages
...growth from such unhappy earth. •iff In "The Maid's Tragedy," a pathetic little air i» introduced, illustrative of this mode of decorating the funerals...disappointed in love. Lay a garland on my hearse Of the dismal yew, Maidens willow branches wear, Say I died true. My love was false, but I was firm, From...
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