Beautie sat bathing by a spring, Where fairest shades did hide her : The winds blew calme, the birds did sing, The coole streames ranne beside her. My wanton thoughts entic'd mine eie, To see what was forbidden : But better memory said fie, So vaine desire was chidden. Hey nony, hey nony, hey hey, hey nony no nony nony. (not in the original poem) Into a slumber then I fell, When fond imagination, Seemed to see, but could not tell, Her feature, or her fashion. But euen as Babes in dreames doe smile, And sometime fall a-weeping : So I a-wakt as wise this while, As when I fell a sleeping. Hey nonnie, nonnie. &c.
Antony Munday 1560-1633 "Englands Helicon", 1600
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