nell gardner quotes - 10 of
Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that.... Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
The swallow leaves her nest,
The soul my weary breast;
He's one of those know-it-all types that, if you flatter the wig off him, he chatter like a goony bird at mating time.
I have seen a green country, useful to the race,
Knocked silly with guns and mines, its villages vanished,
But not the tallest there, 'tis said,
Could fathom to this pond's black bed.
Shall we go dance the hay, the hay?
Never pipe could ever play Better shepherd's roundelay.
Shall we go learn to kiss, to kiss?
Never heart could ever miss Comfort, where true meaning is.
Come, little boy, and rock asleep;
Sing lullaby and be thou still; ...
dost thou smile? O, thy sweet face!
Would God Himself He might thee see!-- ...
Come little babe, come silly soul,
Thy father's shame, thy mother's grief,
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