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" When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain; A foolish thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. "
The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the corrected copy ... - Page 323
by William Shakespeare - 1811
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The Late Mr. Shakespeare

Robert Nye - Fiction - 1999 - 398 pages
...great poets that gets under your skin like Feste's song at the end of Twelfth Night When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. Never forget that SILLY once meant BLESSED. Nor that the first Christians were proud to be miscalled...
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Targeting Text

John Barwick - Authorship - 1998 - 144 pages
...They speak or sing these words directly to the audience. Old man: When I was a little tiny boy, With a hey ho, the wind and the rain; A foolish thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. Old woman: Tell me where is fancy bred, In the heart or in the head? How begot, how nourished? Old...
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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 48 pages
...overstated, designed to make us aware of how much sunshine and delight there is in our lives. When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...came to man's estate, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, 'Gainst knaves and thieves men shut their gate, For the rain it raineth every day. But when I...
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English Literature for AQA A

Tony Childs, Jackie Moore - Advanced supplementary examinations - 2000 - 174 pages
...Orsino's mistress and his fancy's queen. [Exeunt all, except CLOWN.] CLOWN [Sings.] When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...thing was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day . . . 10 20 Responding to the questions below will help you to see how you could relate this passage...
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Frances Mayes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 494 pages
...like the sea. WHEN THAT I WAS AND A LITTLE TINY BOY' (William Shakespeare, 1564-1616) When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...came to man's estate, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, ' When That I Was and a Little Tiny Boy: the clown's song at the close of Twelfth Night. 'Gainst...
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Twelfth Night

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...out leaving the Clown to sing the last words of the play. ^ % 26 • The Clown's song When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...came to man's estate, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, 'Gainst knaves and thieves men shut their gates, For the rain it raineth every day. Act v Sci...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...of his verses has lines in common with a song by King Lear's Fool (III, ii, 74-77): When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey ho, the wind and the...was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. (V, i, 389-392) His emphasis is the brevity of human existence. Feste sees our lives as short and therefore...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...tristeza de la aceptación de Feste, y el espectáculo de la noche siguiente seguirá. 17. When that I was and a little tiny boy, / With hey, ho, the wind and.../ A foolish thing was but a toy, / For the rain it rainth every day. / But when I came to man's estate, / With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, / 'Gainst...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - Drama - 2002 - 398 pages
...Twelfth Night is sung by the clown at the end of the play, when the stage is cleared: When that I was and a little tiny boy, With hey, ho, the wind and...came to man's estate, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, 'Gainst knaves and thieves men shut their gate, For the rain it raineth every day. But when I...
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New Collected Poems

George Oppen - Poetry - 2002 - 433 pages
..."wind and the rayne" refers to the Clown's speech in the epilogue to Twelfth Night: When that I was a little tiny boy, With hey ho, the wind and the rain,...was but a toy, For the rain it raineth every day. (378-11) A version of the song is also performed by the Fool in King Lear Ill.ii (74-77). THE LIGHTHOUSES...
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