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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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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1918 - 1116 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...— 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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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century, Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - Poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...shades away. , . ' We saw thee ; & we blest the sight, We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tity. Poor WORLD (said I) what wilt thou doe To entertain...canst bestow ? A cold, and not too cleanly, manger : 40 Contend ye powres of heav'n & earth To fitt a bed for this huge birthe. Cho. Contend ye powers,...
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A Book of English Verse on Infancy and Childhood

Leonard Southerden Wood - Children - 1921 - 396 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...— 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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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century: Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 316 pages
...we blest the sight, We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tity. Poor WORLD (said I) what wilt them doe To entertain this starry STRANGER ? Is this the...canst bestow ? A cold, and not too cleanly, manger ? 40 Contend ye powres of heav'n & earth To fitt a bed for this huge birthe. Cho. Contend ye powers,...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1032 pages
...by Thine own sweet light. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger 51 Is this the best thou canst bestow— A cold and not too cleanly manger t Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, To fit a bed for this huge birth. Proud world, said I, cease...
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The World's Great Religious Poetry

Caroline Miles Hill - Religious poetry - 1923 - 888 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...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 Literature: With Illustrations from Poetry and Prose

Geraldine Emma Hodgson - English literature - 1923 - 328 pages
...aghast at this world's reception of the Holy Babe, sings alone: 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 ? Then the full chorus of shepherds bursts...
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The School of Poetry: An Anthology Chosen for Young Readers

Alice Meynell - Children's poetry - 1923 - 260 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...canst bestow— A cold and not too cleanly manger ? To fit a bed for this huge birth. Contend the powers of heaven and earth, Chorus. Contend the powers...
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A Book of Christmas Verse

Henry Charles Beeching - Carols - 1926 - 220 pages
...the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. 70 Tityrus. Poor world (said 1), 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, &c....
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 928 pages
...and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Poor World, said I, what wiltthou do @F . loo cleanly, manger?'1 Contend, the powers of heaven and earth, 41 To fit a bed for this huge birth...
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