Dickon stood out among the trees and rose-bushes and began to sing
in quite a simple matter-of-fact way and in a nice strong boy voice:
Little Nightingale,' called out the little kitchenmaid, 'our Gracious Emperor wants you to sing
If I could dwell Where Israfel Hath dwelt, and he where I, He might not sing
so wildly well A mortal melody, While a bolder note than this might swell From my lyre within the sky.
It was a long while before I could get Harris to take a more Christian view of the subject, but I succeeded at last, and he promised me that he would spare the friends and relations at all events, and would not sing
comic songs on the ruins.
She is teaching Lida to sing
'My Village,' the boy to dance, Polenka the same.
He not obliged to sing
now, only twice every year; but if he not sing
twice each year they take him his pension away.
Men shoot us in the water and club us on the land; Men drive us to the Salt House like silly sheep and tame, And still we sing
Lukannon--before the sealers came.
The company then laid their hands upon the good things that were before them, but as soon as they had had enough to eat and drink, the muse inspired Demodocus to sing
the feats of heroes, and more especially a matter that was then in the mouths of all men, to wit, the quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and the fierce words that they heaped on one another as they sat together at a banquet.
The Fairy-King is Oberon, and he lives across the lake--and sometimes he comes in a little boat--and we go and meet him and then we sing
this song, you know.
What I sing
of, he suffers--what is joy to me, to him is pain.
Truly, I do not mind turning a tune," answered Will Scarlet, "but I would not sing
From the dancing room, they still heard the laughter and merry voices trying to persuade Natasha to sing
When it had come to within half a mile of the anchorage of the Ithaca, and was about to enter the mouth of the harbor Sing
Lee's eyes chanced to fall upon it.
So it was, more by tone and emphasis and context of situation than by anything else, that Jerry came hazily to identify himself with names such as: Dog, Mister Dog, Adventurer, Strong Useful One, Sing
Song Silly, Noname, and Quivering Love-Heart.
No greater joy was Michael's than to sit by the hour with Steward and sing
with him all songs and tunes he sang or hummed.