Frederick W. Sternfeld and David Greer (eds), English Madrigal Verse: 1588–1632 (Third Edition)

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  • 1Cold Winter's ice is fled and gone,
  • Critical Apparatus2     And Summer brags on every tree;
  • 3The redbreast peeps amidst the throng
  • 4     Of wood-born birds that wanton be.
  • 5Each one forgets what they have been,
  • 6And so doth Phyllis, Summer's queen.

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Critical Apparatus
i. 2 brags] makes a fine display.
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