In this house give glimmering light (John Percy)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2021-03-01). Score information: A4, 4 pages, 206 kB Copyright: Personal
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First published: 1790
Description: Fairy glee from the Midsummer Night's Dream.
Original text and translations
In this house give glimmering light,
By the dead and drowsy fire:
Every elf and fairy sprite
Hop as light as bird from brier;
And this ditty, after me,
Sing, and dance it trippingly.