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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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Dawn to daylight; or, Gleams from the poets of twelve centuries

Dawn - 1874 - 298 pages
...from 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 yield : A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancies spring, but sorrows fall. Thy gowns,...
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The West Country Garland: Selected from the Writings of the Poets of Devon ...

Richard Nicholls Worth - English poetry - 1875 - 176 pages
...flocks from field to field, When rivers rage and rocks grow cold ; And 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 Poems of Sir Walter Raleigh: Collected and Authenticated with Those of ...

John Hannah - 1875 - 261 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. i The first...
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Confucius to Cummings: An Anthology of Poetry

Ezra Pound, Marcella Spann - Poetry - 1964 - 353 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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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 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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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro - Drama - 1991 - 203 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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Leading Questions

Malcolm Peet, David Robinson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 288 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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To Make a Poem

Alberta Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 201 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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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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; 10 A honey tongue, a heart of gall, Is fancy's spring, but sorrow's fall. Thy gowns,...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 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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