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Quotation by Thomas Dekker
Now the nightingale, the pretty nightingale, The sweetest singer in all the forest's choir, Entreats thee, sweet Peggy, to hear thy true Love's tale: Lo! yonder she sitteth, her breast against a briar.
Thomas Dekker (1572?–1632?), British poet. The Shoemaker's Holiday (l. 9–12).
Birds. Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, The. E. K. Chambers, comp. (1932) Oxford University Press.
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