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Miri It Is (Medieval)
Language: Middle English




Miri it is while summer ilast 
With fugheles son 
Oc nu neheth windes blast 
And weder strong 
Ei, ei! What this night is long 
And ich with wel michel wrong 
Soregh and murn and fast

Merry it is while summer lasts
With the song of birds
But now draws near the wind's blasts
And harsh weather
Alas, alas! How long the night is!
And I, most unjustly
Sorrow and mourn and fast

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