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" When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo... "
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1824 - 882 pages
...Ver, the spring; the one maiutain'd by the owl, the other by the cuckoo. Vcr, begin. SONG. I. Spring. at, and smell somewhat strong of her strong displeasure. Clo. Truly, fortu cuckoo buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - 1825 - 414 pages
...CUCKOO-FLOWER, OR LADY'S SMOCK. Nasturtium Pratensis. " When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady's smocks all silver white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight." Shakspeare. This flower being one which formed the crown of King Lear, after he had disposed of his...
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The Works of Shakspeare: From the Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare - 1825 - 1010 pages
...Ver, begin. * SONG. I. Spring. Whtn dailies pied, md violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver-while, some marks of love in her, Enter BEATRICE. /;.-.''. Against my will, cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he. Cuckoo; Cuckoo, cHcioo,— O word...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1825 - 312 pages
...vernal flowers : Shakspeare's Song of Spring bursts irrepressibly from our lips as we step on them: " When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver white, And cuckoo-bads of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The euckoo then on every tree—" " Cuckoo!...
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Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed ...

1826 - 408 pages
...will breed it like a fool I SONG. — ROSALIND. When daisies pied and violets blue, And lady's smocks all silver white And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, • Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings heCuckoo — Cuckoo, cuckoo— O, word...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 482 pages
...cuckoo. Ver, begin. SONG. Spring. When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver-white, And cuckoo-buds* of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo, — O word...
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A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Volume 2

George Johnston - 1829 - 636 pages
...supposed to be the origin of the name We have adopted, as being more classical. Thus SHAKSPEARE, " When daisies pied, and violets blue, And Lady-smocks...of yellow hue. Do paint the meadows with delight." 3. C. amum, stem creeping at the base ; leaves pinnate, without stipulas, leaflets of the lowermost...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829 - 506 pages
...cuckoo. Ver, begin. SONG. Spring. When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver-white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, far thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo, — О word...
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Flora Historica: Or, The Three Seasons of the British Parterre ..., Volume 1

Henry Phillips - 1829 - 398 pages
...sunne, for there it woll unclose. Shakspeare celebrates this flower in his favourite song to Spring. When Daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver white, And cuckoo buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight. Love's Labour's Lost. The lines of Montgomery,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830 - 444 pages
...Ver, the spring ; the one maintained by the owl, the other by the cuckoo. Ver, begin. SONG. Spring. When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks...yellow hue, Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he, Cuckoo ; Cuckoo, cuckoo, — O word...
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