It is good to be merry and wise. It is good to be honest and true. It is best to be off with the old love, before you are on with the new.
Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.william shakespeare
Steadfast of thought,Well made, well wrought,Far may be sought,Ere that ye can findSo courteous, so kindAs merry Margaret,This midsummer flower,Gentle as falconOr hawk of the tower.john skelton
Had she been light, like you, Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit, She might ha' been a grandam ere she died; And so may you; for a light heart lives long.william shakespeare
The Blossoms and leaves in plenty From the apple tree fall each day; The merry breezes approach them, And with them merrily play.Heinrich Heine
In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season. The Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!'
The youths at cricks did play Throughout the merry day.
I cannot tell where you should look for me, if you send out any pinnace to seek me; because I live at the devotion of the wind and seas. And thus fare you well; desiring God to send us a merry meeting in this world, if it be his good will and pleasure.
"In love affairs, there is no mediator like a merry, simple-hearted child - ever ready to cement divided hearts, to span the unfriendly gulf of custom, to melt the ice of cold reserve, and overthrow the separating walls of dread formality and pride."anne brontë
It's guid to be merry and wise,It's guid to be honest and true,It's guid to support Caledonia's causeAnd bide by the buff and the blue.Robert Burns
'T is merry in hallWhere beards wag all.thomas tusser
Hang sorrow! care will kill a cat,And therefore let ’s be merry.george wither
Heap on more wood!-the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We’ll keep our Christmas merry still.walter scott
Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree, merry merry king of the bush is he. Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra, Gay your life must be!
The merry cuckow, messenger of Spring, His trumpet shrill hath thrice already sounded.Edmund Spenser
Alas, poor Tom! how oft, with merry heart, Have we beheld thee play the Sexton's part; Each comic heart must now be grieved to see The Sexton's dreary part performed on thee.Robert Fergusson
And, if you can be merry then, I'll say A man may weep upon his wedding day.william shakespeare
It is daffodil time, so the robins all cry, For the sun's a big daffodil up in the sky, And when down the midnight the owl calls "to-whoo"! Why, then the round moon is a daffodil too; Now sheer to the bough-tops the sap starts to climb, So, merry my masters, it's daffodil time.
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