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Sadnes and Pietie, made into Musicke of Five Parts, ice-By William Byrd, one of the Gent, of the Queene's Ma-iestie's Royall Chappell, &c. London, 1587," and printed therefrom in Cens. Liter, vol. x. pp. 187-8.
P. 34. From Miscellaneous Poems, by Bishop Hall (about 1597), printed at the end of his Satires. Chiswick, 1824, p. 166.
P. 35. From England's Helicon, 1600, No. 97, reprinted in the British Bibliographer.
P. 36. E. B. Edmund Bolton.
P. 37. From The Christmas Prince, reprint, London, 1816, p. 24.
P. 38. From Ben Jonson (Underwoods) ed. 1756, Lon­don, vol. vi. pp. 340-1.
P. 39. This and the three following are from Herrick's Poems, 2 vols. Edinb. 1823. Herrick was born in 1591, and the first edition of the " Hesperides" was published in 1648.
P. 46. By George Wither, printed in Jamieson's Popu­lar Ballads, vol. ii. pp. 273-77.
P. 50. Printed in Ritson's Ancient Songs, pp. 304-6. From a collection intituled " New Christmas Carrols: Being fit also to be sung at Easter, Whitsontide, and other Festi­val days in the year." No date, 12mo. black letter; " in the curious study of that ever-to-be-respected antiquary Mr. Authony a Wood, in the Ashmoleian Museum."
P. 53. From Evans's Old Ballads, ed. 1810, vol. L pp. 146-50.
P. 58. From Sloane MS. 2593—A great similarity may be observed between this and a modern carol in­tituled " Joys Seven," at the end of the Second Part, (p. 157.)

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