be the day weary or be the day long, at last it ringeth to evensong

1509 S. HAWES Pastime of Pleasure xlii. R8v For thoughe the day, be neuer so longe, At last the belles ryngeth to euensonge.

1612 T. ADAMS Gallant’s Burden 20 If you could indent with the Sunne to stand still..yet it shall sette: Be the day never so long, at length comes evensong.

1732 T. FULLER Gnomologia no. 6132 Be the day never so long, At length cometh Even-song.

1935 ‘J. J. CONNINGTON’ In whose Dim Shadow xv. ‘“Be the day weary or be the day long, At last it ringeth to evensong”,’ quoted the Chief Constable.

1969 N. HALE Life in Studio 120 Be the day short or be the day long, At length it cometh to evensong.


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