After that told you the brand new Green-Bird as the she travelled, I relative you to definitely prov’d untrue: And since she can no more be seen, For example a love-sick Housemaid We move to eco-friendly.
Next performed begin the new Chattering Swallow, My personal love she actually is fled, however, I would personally maybe not realize, And today upon the newest Chimney highest, We play onward my personal terrible condition.
Up coming, quoth the newest Magpye, I was crost, In love, and then my personal dear is actually missing; And you will finding away from my hjearts joy, We mourn having him inside black and white
Ah! says the brand new Owl, my personal love is gone, Which i a whole lot performed dote upon: I know not just how my desire realize, However, shortly after her I [w]hoop and you may hollow. [hallo
Following claims the newest Lapwing as she flies, I research the Meads in addition to Heavens: But aren’t able to find my Love once more, Very on the We flie from inside the deadly soreness.
Following told you the brand new Thrush, I squeak and play, And this doth if you ask me zero morale promote, To have in most cases I at nighttime, Number my like and minds pleasure.
New Chafinch next starts to talk, To possess like, quoth she, my heart usually split; We grieve therefore for my personal only beloved, We play but a couple months in the year.
Oh says this new Rook, hetaste Arabian tonГҐrsflicka and eke the latest Crow, The reason why during the black colored i go, The reason being wa is forsook, Been shame all of us bad Crow and Rook.
The Bullfinch he was in a frustration, Amnd absolutely nothing you are going to his wrath assuage So on Trees he wouldn’t stay, However, uses his time in flying solo Mobile.
Thus you’ve got heard brand new Birds problem, Providing delight in their discipline Let this to any or all a period getting Having so you can take pleasure in Constancy.
The new Canary-bird she after that will come in, To inform their particular tale she doth begin; I’m away from my personal dear love bereft, Therefore i keeps my own personal Nation remaining
Which increases the earlier “The fresh Birds Balance, Pepys, IV, 268, compiled by Mary Coles, Vere, Wright, Clarke, Thackeray and Passinger (1681-2).
[The very last part is not the just ballad presenting speaking birds. An earlier one is on the ‘Book away from Fortune’collection during the BL. That it “The newest Birds Noats for the mond, 1655. The song are: “Down inside a good Meadow” out-of Lawrence Price’s “The country Peoples Felicity”, usually termed as “The brand new Haymakers” or “The brand new Merry Haymakers”. Here you will find the about three verses offered by Ebsworth, in addition to my personal (verse designated) scanty cards into ballad.]
In the merry week regarding Can get, whenever prety Birds perform play, With chirping and with sugared noats to help you allowed from the Spring, It actually was my possibility to walking overseas into fields very gay Where many a good prety Lad and you will Lass was then gathering Could possibly get.
John exposed to Besse betimes, up until the break regarding day, And you may together to help you Lambeth industries it nimbly took its way: The brand new lawn are some slick up coming that it few off they fell Exactly what it stated before it flower, O new prety Lark can tell!
3: William and you will Sarah lifestyle, Newington..Blackbird is actually there 4: Richard confronted by Rachel- got environmentally friendly clothes- Raven knows. 5: Robert confronted by Nan next. Jack-daw seen. 6: Samuel & Susan had been merry 7: during the Highest gate 8: Butcher and you can grasp daughter.. Hackay urban area, consume spied. 9: Domme & Journeyman, tript up Mistress’s heels, Cuckoo informed. 10: more youthful lord & very Lady eleven: If any of those activities. 12: [Last] Your Country Lads and Lasses, do you think fore going totally free! You have got much more twatling wild birds, I am aware, than just close to the Urban area end up being: You collect May as well as we, and you can Day you may have and tumble on turf so gren, and this new Birds do know.