Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
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.
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!'
Restless, he rolls about from whore to whore, A merry Monarch, scandalous and poor.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of
Heap on more wood!the wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still.
Evangelion (that we call the gospel) is a Greek word and signifieth good, merry, glad and joyful tidings, that maketh a man's heart glad and maketh him sing, dance, and leap for joy.william tyndale
As it fell upon a day In the merry month of May, Sitting in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made.richard barnfield
'Tis the merry nightingale That crowds, and hurries, and precipitates With fast thick warble his delicious notes, As he were fearful that an April night Would be too short for him to utter forth His love-chant, and disburthen his full soul Of all its music!Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Be merry, and employ your chiefest thoughts To courtship and such fair ostents of love As shall conveniently become you there.william shakespeare
The priest he merry is, and blithe Three-quarters of a year, But oh! it cuts him like a scythe When tithing time draws near.william cowper
I am not merry; but I do beguile The thing I am by seeming otherwise.william shakespeare
Jog on, jog on, the foot-path way, And merrily hent the stile-a: A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.william shakespeare
For so work the honey-bees, Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The act of order to a peopled kingdom. They have a king and officers of sorts, Where some, like magistrates, correct at home, Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad, Others like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summers velvet buds, Which pillage they with merry march bring home.william shakespeare
I will weep for nothing, like Diana in the fountain, and I will do that when you are disposed to be merry. I will laugh like a hyena, and that when thou art inclined to sleep.
Or merry swains, who quaff the nut-brown ale, And sing enamour'd of the nut-brown maid.james beattie
Come landlord fill a flowing bowl until it does run over, Tonight we will all merry be tomorrow we'll get sober.
I say it was never merry world in England since gentlemen came up.
Saint George and the Dragon!-Bonny Saint George for merry England!-The castle is won!walter scott
Sing away, ay, sing away, merry little bird Always gayest of the gay, Though a woodland roundelay You ne'er sung nor heard; Though your life from youth to age Passes in a narrow cage.