by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

He that has and a little tiny wit
Language: English 
He that has and a little tiny wit --
With [hey, ho]1, the wind and the rain, --
Must make content with his fortunes fit,
[For]2 the rain it raineth every day.

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1 Ebel: "heigh-ho"
2 Fortner: "Though"


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This text was added to the website: 2006-11-24
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