THOMAS NASHE 176 Spring
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, Lambs frisk and play, the bhcpherdb pipe all day, And we hear aye birds tune this merry lay Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-wc, to-witta-woo'
The fields breathe sweet, the daisies kiss our feet, Young lovers meet, old wives a-sunning sit, In every street these tunes our cars do greet Cuckoo, jug- jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo! Spring, the sweet Spring'
��777 In Time of Pestilence
L DIEU, farewell earth's bliss!
This world uncertain is: Fond are life's lustful joys, Death proves them all but toys. None from his darts can fly; I am sick, I must die
Lord, have mercy on us!
Rich men, trust not in wealth, Gold cannot buy you health ; Physic himself must fade; All things to end are made;