Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse

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39. Description of Spring
Wherein each thing renews, save only the Lover

THE soote season, that bud and bloom forth brings,
With green hath clad the hill and eke the vale:
The nightingale with feathers new she sings;
The turtle to her make hath told her tale.
Summer is come, for every spray now springs:
The hart hath hung his old head on the pale;
The buck in brake his winter coat he flings;
The fishes flete with new repaired scale.
The adder all her slough away she slings;
The swift swallow pursueth the flies smale;
The busy bee her honey now she mings;
Winter is worn that was the flowers’ bale.

And thus I see among these pleasant things
Each care decays, and yet my sorrow springs.

make] mate. mings] mingles, mixes.

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. 1516-47

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Chicago: Unknown, "39. Description of Spring Wherein Each Thing Renews, Save Only the Lover," Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse, ed. Sutherland, Alexander, 1853-1902 and trans. Seaton, R. C. in Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse (New York: George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892), Original Sources, accessed January 22, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T7GA17EUZYHGWV.

MLA: Unknown. "39. Description of Spring Wherein Each Thing Renews, Save Only the Lover." Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse, edited by Sutherland, Alexander, 1853-1902, and translated by Seaton, R. C., in Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse, New York, George E. Wood, ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Original Sources. 22 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T7GA17EUZYHGWV.

Harvard: Unknown, '39. Description of Spring Wherein Each Thing Renews, Save Only the Lover' in Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse, ed. and trans. . cited in ""Death-bed"" edition, 1892, Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse, George E. Wood, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 22 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T7GA17EUZYHGWV.