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" When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh ! the doxy over the dale, Why, then comes in the sweet o' the year; For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. The white sheet bleaching on the hedge, With heigh ! the sweet birds, O, how they sing! Doth set... "
The Works of William Shakespeare: As you like it ; Taming of the shrew ; All ... - Page 486
by William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1842
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...goes all the day. Your sad tires in a mile-a. (IV, ii) BoTP; E1L; FaBoCh; GN; OBSC; OxBSP; TrGrPo 181 er barren rocks and her bleak mountains smile. NOEC;...Firmament on high, With all the blue Ethereal Sky, (IV, ii) ChTr; E1L; FaBoBe; FaBoCh; FiP; NBLV; NOBE; NoP; OAEL-1; OBSC; OxBoLi; OxBSP; PoEL-2; Prim...
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Stone

John Sallis - Art - 1994 - 147 pages
...short, cold, dark days of winter and the long, warm, bright days of early summer. Autolycus enters, singing: When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh!...year, For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. (IV.iii.i-4) Autolycus sings, it seems,22 of spring. His song seems to announce within the movement...
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Approach to Shakespeare

Gilian West - Education - 2015 - 104 pages
...AUTOLYCUS SHEPHERD AUTOLYCUS SHEPHERD AUTOLYCUS SHEPHERD AUTOLYCUS SHEPHERD AUTOLYCUS SHEPHERD AUTOLYCUS [Enter Autolycus, singing] When daffodils begin to...year, For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. A prize! a prize! [Enter Shepherd] [girl [To himself] Let me see: what am I to buy for our sheep-shearing...
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The Gardener's Almanac

Peter C. Jones, Lisa MacDonald - Gardening - 1997 - 221 pages
...Shakespeare's poem "Spring": -Y ' /•'./" The names "daffodil" and "narcissus" refer to the many beautiful When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh! the doxy...year, For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. cultivated and natural forms of the genus Narcissus. (The botanical name Narcissus comes from the legend...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...13. Término que aquí traducimos por 'historia (o leyenda, o cuento) caballeresca'. (N. del T.) 14 . When daffodils begin to peer, / With heigh! the doxy...birds, O how they sing! / Doth set my pugging tooth an edge; / For a quart of ale is a dish for a king. /The lark, that tirra-lirra chants, /With heigh!...
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Institutions of the Text

Jeffrey Masten, Wendy Wall - Performing Arts - 2001 - 184 pages
...for the feast are not missed. Autolycus's song begins by describing the pastoral ideal of romance: When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh! the doxy...year, For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. (4.3.1-4) As he continues, Autolycus transforms erotic desire into his immediate and practical intention...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...July's day short as December. Polixenes— WT I.ii A sad tale's best for winter. Mamilius— WTII.i When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh! the doxy...birds, O, how they sing! Doth set my pugging tooth on edge; For a quart of ale is a dish for a king. The lark, that tirra-lyra chants, With heigh! with heigh!...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 50

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 316 pages
...same potential pun in the song Autolycus sings earlier as he makes his first entrance into the play: When daffodils begin to peer. With heigh, the doxy...For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. (The Winter's Tale 4.3.t-4) Context says that 'pale' in the last of those four lines means only 'enclosure',...
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The Cambridge Shakespeare Library: Shakespeare's times, texts, and stages

Catherine M. S. Alexander - 2003 - 472 pages
...same potential pun in the song Autolycus sings earlier as he makes his first entrance into the play: When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh, the doxy...For the red blood reigns in the winter's pale. (The Winter's Tale 4.3.i-4) Context says that 'pale' in the last of those four lines means only 'enclosure',...
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W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 608 pages
...our play is done, And we'll strive to please you every day. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. 51 The Pedlar's Song WHEN daffodils begin to peer, With heigh ! the doxy,...birds, O, how they sing ! Doth set my pugging tooth on edge; For a quart of ale is a dish for a king. The lark, that tirra-lira chants, With, heigh ! with,...
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