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ILLUSTRATING SHAKESPEARE.
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manuscript in the Advocates' Library, (fol. 18), and other variations will be -found on comparing them with the published copies of the play.
Between the acres of the rye,
With a hey, with a ho, with a hey, non ne no,
And a hey non ne, no ni no.
These pretty country fools did lie,
In Spring time, in Spring time,
The only pretty ring time,
When birds do sing
Hey ding, a ding, a ding,
Sweet lovers love the Spring.
This carol they began that hour,
With a hey, &c. How that life was but a flow'r,
In Spring time, &c.
Then, pretty lovers, take the time,
With a hey, &c, For have is crowned with the prime,
In Spring time, &c.