Bulchevy’s Book of English Verse

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59. Hey nonny no!
Christ Church MS.

HEY nonny no!
Men are fools that wish to die!
Is ’t not fine to dance and sing
When the bells of death do ring?
Is ’t not fine to swim in wine,
And turn upon the toe,
And sing hey nonny no!
When the winds blow and the seas flow?
Hey nonny no!

Numbers from Elizabethan Miscellanies & Song-books by Unnamed or Uncertain Authors. 16th Cent.

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Chicago: Unknown, "59. Hey Nonny No! Christ Church Ms.," 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 October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2I6JH4NZ8T5EMK.

MLA: Unknown. "59. Hey Nonny No! Christ Church Ms." 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. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2I6JH4NZ8T5EMK.

Harvard: Unknown, '59. Hey Nonny No! Christ Church Ms.' 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 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L2I6JH4NZ8T5EMK.