And When With Envy Time, Transported, Shall Think To Rob Us Of Our Joys, You 'll In Your Girls Again Be Courted, And I 'll Go Wooing In My Boys.
And when with envy Time, transported,
Shall think to rob us of our joys,
You 'll in your girls again be courted,
And I 'll go wooing in my boys.
-- Thomas Percy (1728-1811)
-- Winifreda (1720)
We 'll shine in more substantial honours, And to be noble we 'll be good.
-- Thomas Percy (1728-1811) -- Winifreda (1720)...
Have you found your life distasteful? My life did, and does, smack sweet.
Was your youth of pleasure wasteful? Mine I saved and hold complete....
When Time who steals our years away Shall steal our pleasures too, The mem'ry of the past will stay, And half our joys renew.
-- Thomas Moore (1779-1852) -- Song, From Juvenile Poem...
Even such is time, that takes in trust Our youth, our joys, our all we have, And pays us but with age and du
Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days....
Oh whistle, and I 'll come to ye, my lad.
-- Robert Burns (1759-1796) -- Whistle, and I 'll come to ye...
My only books Were woman's looks,-- And folly 's all they 've taught me.
-- Thomas Moore (1779-1852) -- The Time I 've lost in wooing...
Christmas time is here, by Golly; Kill the turkeys, ducks and chicke
Disapproval would be folly; Mix the punch, drag out the Dicke...
All persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental, and should not be construed.
-- Kurt Vonnegut 117. A faithful dog will always stay with you And laugh with you --or cry-- He'll gladly starve to stay with you Nor ever reason why....
Out of my lean and low ability I 'll lend you something.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Twelfth Night -- Act iii, Sc. 4...