It's the Judge's song out of PINAFORE - no, I don't mean PINAFORE - I mean - you know what I mean - the other thing, you know.
Brilliant performance of prelude to the Judge's song in "Trial by Jury" by nervous Pianist.
Then, when he had filled his mind with the sacred story, he would go away by himself and weave it into song.
He could not sing, and although he loved to listen to the songs of others, "whenever he saw the harp come near him," we are told, "he arose out of shame from the feast and went home to his house.
And on the top-most spray of the Rose-tree there blossomed a marvellous rose, petal following petal, as song followed song.
So the Nightingale pressed closer against the thorn, and louder and louder grew her song, for she sang of the birth of passion in the soul of a man and a maid.
As her voice, in the song, made soft vibrations in his ears, it seemed to him that she grew dim and vague before him, and that somehow, under the soft searching prod of her song, he was otherwhere.
This howl was the beginning, and it led to the calling him "Sing Song Silly.
With golden comb so lustrous, And thereby a song sings, It has a tone so wondrous, That powerful melody rings.
She so bewitched them with her plaintive songs and her wonderful beauty that they forgot everything else to gaze up at her, and so they presently drifted among the broken reefs and were lost.
I cared for someone once, and I used to sing him that song
Whenever the people grumbled too loudly the Bug sang a new song, and Big-Fat said it was God's word that we should kill Meat- Eaters, and Tiger-Face led us over the divide to kill and be killed.
And the Bug sang another song about men like Split-Nose, who wanted to go back, and live in trees.
Tis well sung," quoth Robin, "but, cousin, I tell thee plain, I would rather hear a stout fellow like thee sing some lusty ballad than a finicking song
of flowers and birds, and what not.
To those songs
I trace my first glimmering conception of the dehumanizing char- acter of slavery.