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George Gascoigne

(1535 – 7 October 1577 / Cardington, Bedfordshire)

Poems of George Gascoigne

21. You must not wonder, though you think it strange 1/1/2004

A Lover's Lullaby

SING lullaby, as women do,
   Wherewith they bring their babes to rest;
And lullaby can I sing too,
   As womanly as can the best.
With lullaby they still the child;
And if I be not much beguiled,
Full many a wanton babe have I,
Which must be still'd with lullaby.

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