Men say, kinde will creepe where it may not goe.
While betweene two stooles my taile goe to the ground.john heywood
Children learne to creepe ere they can learne to goe.john heywood
Shall I bid her goe? what and if I doe? Shall I bid her goe and spare not? Oh no, no, no, I dare not.Thomas Percy, Reliques, Corydon's Farewell to Phillis.
While betweene two stooles my taile goe to the ground.Part I, chapter 3. (Proverbs (1546))
Who waite for dead men shall goe long barefoote.Part I, ch 9. (Proverbs (1546))
Children learne to creepe ere they can learne to goe.Part I, chapter 11. (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919))
He must needes goe whom the devill doth drive.Part II, chapter 7. (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919))
goe sowle, the bodies gueste vpon a thankeles errant; feare not to touche the beste, the trueth shalbe thie warrant, goe, since I nedes muste die and tell them all they lie.Generally believed to be by Raleigh, The Lie. (Souls Errand.) Harleian Manuscript, 2296. Folio 135. Also in Manuscript, 6910. Folio 141. Assigned to him in Chetham Manuscript, 8012, p. 103. Cottier Manuscript, Bibl. Cat. Volume II, p. 244. Printed as Davidson's in his Poetical Rhapsody (Second Ed.) Pub. 1608. Claim for John Sylvester discredited by authorities, although it appears in the folio of his posthumous works. (1641). Printed in Lord Pembroke's Poems. Attributed also to Richard Edwards by Campbell. Not proven that Raleigh wrote it 1618 or 1603. May have been written by him 1592–3(?) during his imprisonment.
goe to bed with the Lambe, and rise with the Larke.john lyly
goe to my Love where she is carelesse layd Yet in her winter's bowere not well awake; Tell her the joyous time will not be staid Unlesse she doe him by the forelock take.Edmund Spenser
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