The merry month of May

                      O THE month of May, the merry month of May,                       So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green!  ‘The Merry Month of May’, a sloshy poem of which the above is merely the opening, was written by the Elizabethan dramatist, Thomas Dekker and originally published in The Shoemaker’s Holiday (1600). The discerning reader will require no […]

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