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" Speak, whimpering younglings, and make known The reason why Ye droop and weep; Is it for want of sleep, Or childish lullaby? Or that ye have not seen as yet The violet? "
The Hesperides and Noble Numbers - Page 130
by Robert Herrick - 1898
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...have not known that show'r That mars a flow'r; Nor felt th' unkind ,.-. Breath of a blasting wind; Nor are ye worn with year,s;:. - -: Or warp'd, as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flow'rs, like to orphans young, To speak by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'ring younglings...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828 - 454 pages
...marres a flower, Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind ; Nor are ye worne with years, Or warpt, as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flowers, like to orphans young, To speake by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'nng younglings, and make known The reason why...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822 - 392 pages
...you have not known that show'r That mars a flow'r ; Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind ; Nor are ye worn with years ; Or warp'd, as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flow'rs, like to orphans young, To speak by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'ring younglings...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

1822 - 384 pages
...you have not known that show'r That mars a flow'r ; Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind ; Nor are ye worn with years ; Or warp'd, as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flow'rs, like to orphans young, To speak by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'ring younglings...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823 - 330 pages
...marres a flower. Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind, Nor are ye worne with yeares ; Or warpt, as we, Who think it strange to see, Such pretty flowers, like to orphans young, To speak by teares before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'ring younglings, and make known The reason why Ye droop...
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The Witch-finder, Or, The Wisdom of Our Ancestors: A Romance, Volume 2

Thomas Gaspey - 1824 - 372 pages
...in silence, singularly at variance with the uproar which had accompanied their advance. CHAP. XVI. Speak whimp'ring younglings; and make known The reason why, Ye droop and weep. HEBBICK. ALBERT waited impatiently for the return of midnight, when he calculated on receiving a new...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - 1825 - 516 pages
...morn Teemed her refreshing dew ? Alas ! you have not known that shower That mars a flower ; Or warped, as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flowers,...To speak by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimpering younglings, and make known The reason why Ye droop and weep : Is it for want of sleep, Or...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1825 - 334 pages
...marres a flower, Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind, Nor are ye worne with yeares ; Or warpt, as we, Who think it strange to see, Such pretty flowers, like to orphans young, To speak by teares before ye have a tongue. Speak, whimp'ring younglings, and make known The reason why Ye droop...
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First Steps to Botany [...]

James Lawson Drummond - 1826 - 420 pages
...mars a flower; Nor felt th' unkind Breath of a blasting wind; Nor are ye worn with years; Nor warped as we, Who think it strange to see Such pretty flowers...To speak by tears before ye have a tongue. Speak, * * * * and make known The reason why Ye droop and weep; Is it for want of sleep, Or childish lullaby...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 874 pages
...that show'r That mars a flow'r ; Nor felt the unkind Breath of a blasting wind ; Nor are ye worn wich , And chambermaids christen this worm a death watch...click : Then woe be to those in the house who are sic whimp'rmg younglings ; and make known The reason why Yc droop and weep. Is it for want of sleep •...
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