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" Poor World, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger? Is this the best thou canst bestow ? A cold, and not too cleanly, manger? "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 202
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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A Christmas Garland: Carols and Poems from the Fifteenth Century to the ...

Arthur Henry Bullen - Carols - 1885 - 358 pages
...blest the sight, We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tit. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...thou canst bestow, A cold and not too cleanly manger ? 122 Contend, ye powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. Chorus. Contend, ye...
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Poems of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - 1887 - 116 pages
...the sight, 35 We saw Thee by Thine Own sweet light. TlTYRUS. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger ? Is this the best...canst bestow ? A cold, and not too cleanly, manger ? 40 Contend, the powers of Heaven and Earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth ? Chorus. — Contend,...
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In the Yule-log Glow, Volume 3

Harrison Smith Morris - Christmas - 1891 - 268 pages
...blest the sight, We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tityrus. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...bestow, A cold and not too cleanly manger. Contend, ye powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. CHORUS. — Contend, ye powers, etc....
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English Pastorals

Edmund Kerchever Chambers - Country life - 1895 - 368 pages
...bless'd the sight) We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Tityrus. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger? Is this the best...bestow? A cold and not too cleanly manger? Contend the powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth? Thyrsis. Proud world, I said, cease your...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1895 - 434 pages
...and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...bestow— A cold and not too cleanly manger ? Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. Proud world, said I, cease your contest,...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1899 - 392 pages
...the sight, 35 We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tityrus. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do .To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...canst bestow — A cold and not too cleanly manger ? 4o Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. Chorus. Contend, the...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1899 - 392 pages
...the sight, 35 We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tityrus. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...canst bestow — A cold and not too cleanly manger ? 4o Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, To tit a bed for this huge birth. Chorus. Contend, the...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - English poetry - 1899 - 392 pages
...the sight, 35 We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tityrus. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...canst bestow — A cold and not too cleanly manger ? 40 Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. Chorus. Contend, the...
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900 - 296 pages
...blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine Own sweet light. TlTYRUS. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger? Is this the best...A cold, and not too cleanly, manger ? Contend, the powers of Heaven and Earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth ? Chorus. — Contend, the powers. THYRSIS....
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900 - 290 pages
...by Thine Own sweet light. IN THE HOLY NATIVITY. 17 TlTYRUS. Poor world (said I), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger ? Is this the best...A cold, and not too cleanly, manger ? Contend, the powers of Heaven and Earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth ? Chorus. — Contend, the powers. THYRSIS....
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