Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Across the noisy street I hear him careless throw One warning utterance sweet; Then faint at first, and low, The full notes closer grow; Hark, what a torrent gush! They pour, they overflow Sing on, sing on, O thrush! Austin DobsonBallad of the Thrush.
Sing, sweet thrushes, forth and sing! Meet the moon upon the lea; Are the emeralds of the spring On the anglers trysting-tree? Tell, sweet thrushes, tell to me, Are there buds on our willow-tree? Buds and birds on our trysting-tree? Thomas Tod StoddartThe Anglers Trysting-Tree.