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" There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame ; He took to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde by name : A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ? If this song of Corydon, &c., has not... "
Yale Studies in English - Page 192
1913
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Ballads, English - 1765
...performance, that it will hefnfficient here to give thefirftftanza ; ... THE BA-LLAD OF CONSTANT SUSAHNA. There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame, He took to wife a faire woman, Sufanna fhe was callde by name ; A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, lady • Why mould we not of her...
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Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date, Volume 1

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1810
...the first line of which Sir Toby Belch cites, with other poetical fragments, in Twelfth Night. 1 HERE dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame, He took to wife a fair woman, Susanna she was called by name ; A woman fair and virtuous ; Lady, lady : Why should we...
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Old Ballads: Historical and Narrative, with Some of Modern Date, Volume 1

Thomas Evans - Ballads, English - 1810
...by fame, He took to wife a fair woman, Susanna she was called by name ; A woman fair and virtuous ; Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly? Virtuously her life she lead, She feared God, she stood in awe, As in the story we have read, Was well...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...stanza : THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA. There dwelt a man in Babylort Of reputation great by fame j He took to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde...Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ? If this song of COBY&ON, &c. has not more merit, It is at least an evil of less magnitude. FAREWELI,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1823
...also very long, it will be sufficient here to give the first stanza: THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA. There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ? FAREWELL, dear love ; since thou wilt needs be gone, Mine eyes do shew, my life is almost done. Nay...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1839
...also very long, it will be sufficient here to give the first stanza : THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA. There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...Susanna she was callde by name •• A woman fair and vertuons : Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly 1 If this song of Corydon,...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...first stanza : Tin BALLAD ov CONSTANT SUSANNA. There dwelt a man in Bahylon Of reputation great hy fame ; He took to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde hy name : ! A woman fair and vertuous ; Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1846
...SUSANNA. THERE dwelt a man in Babylon lie took to wife a faire woman, Of reputation great by fame; Susanna she was callde by name : A woman fair and...Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ? FAREWELL, dear love ; since thou wilt needs be gone, Mine eyes do shew, my life is ahnost done. Nay,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1847 - 420 pages
...also very long, it will be sufficient here to give the first stanza : THE BALLAD OF CONSTANT SUSANNA. There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by...took to wife a faire woman, Susanna she was callde by uame : A woman fair and vertuous : Lady, lady : Why should we not of her learn thus To live godly ?...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...Percy describes as a poor dull performance, and very long. He gives us the following stanza : — " There dwelt a man in Babylon Of reputation great by fame; He took to wife a fair woman, Susanna she was call'd by name: A woman fair and virtuous; Lady, lady : Why should we not...
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