To shallow rivers, to whose falls Melodious birds sings madrigals; There will we make our peds of roses, And a thousand fragrant posies. Melodious birds sing madrigals -- When as I sat in Pabylon -- And a thousand vagram posies. To shallow &c.
About the headline (FAQ)Note: used in Matthew King's A Song of Byrds.
- by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), appears in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 3, Scene 1 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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