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" Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd If all the world and love were young, And truth in every shepherd's tongue, These pretty pleasures might me move To live with thee and be thy love. But time drives flocks from field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow... "
Preface. A historical essay on the origin and progress of national song ... - Page 228
1783
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The compleat angler [ed. by A. Murray].

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1869 - 467 pages
...flocks from field to fold : When rivers rage and rocks grow cold, And Philomel becometh dumb, The rest complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yeilds. A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancies spring, but sorrows fall Thy gowns, thy...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

1870 - 597 pages
...flocks from field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold, Then Philomel becometh dumb, And age complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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The Courtly Poets from Raleigh to Montrose

Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Henry Wotton - English poetry - 1870 - 261 pages
...flocks from field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel beeometh dumb ; The rest complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields : A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. 1 The first...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel becometh dumb, The rest complain of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields ; A honey tongue — a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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Songs of Home: Selected from Many Sources ; with Numerous Illustrations from ...

American poetry - 1871 - 176 pages
...field to fold, When rivers rage, and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel becometh dumb, And all complain of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward Winter reckoning yields ; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's Spring, but sorrow's Fall. Thy gowns,...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...field to fold, When rivers rage, and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel becometh dumb, And all complain of violets blue And fresh-blown roses washed in dew, Filled her with thce reckoning yields ; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...field to fold, When rivers rage, and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel bccometh dumb; The rest complain of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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The Harp of Renfrewshire: A Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces ...

William Motherwell - English literature - 1872 - 454 pages
...field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel becometh dumb ; And all complain of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields : A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. In The Patzionali....
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold : And Philomel becometh dumb, The rest complain of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields To wayward winter reckoning yields : A honey-tongue — a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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Lyrics of love, from Shakespeare to Tennyson, selected and arranged, with ...

Lyrics, William Davenport Adams - 1874 - 252 pages
...flocks from field to fold, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; And Philomel becometh dumb, The rest complains of cares to come. The flowers do fade, and wanton fields, To wayward winter reckoning yields ; A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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