By the moon we sport and play, With the night begins our day: As we frisk the dew doth fall; Trip it, little urchins all! Lightly as the little bee, Two by two, and three by three; And about, about go we.
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- by Thomas Ravenscroft (c1582 - c1635), "The urchins' dance", published 1614, from the collection Brief Discourse of the true use of Charact’ring the Degrees, &c [text verified 1 time]
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