by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Come unto these yellow sands
Language: English 
Come unto these yellow sands,
Then take hands:
Curtsied when you have and kissed,
The wild waves whist:
Foot it featly here and there;
And, sweet sprites, the burthen bear.

Hark, hark!
The watch dogs bark;
Hark, hark!
I hear the strain of strutting Chanticleer
Cry, Cock-a-diddle dow.

A. Beach sets stanza 1

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Word count: 50