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What is an analysis of "The Soote Season" by Henry Howard, earl of Surrey?The Soote...

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What is an analysis of "The Soote Season" by Henry Howard, earl of Surrey?

The Soote Season

The soote season, that bud and bloom forth brings,
With green hath clad the hill and eke the vale;
The nightingale with feathers new she sings;
The turtle to her make hath told her tale.
Summer is come, for every spray now springs,
The hart hath hung his old head on the pale;
The buck in brake his winter coat he flings;
The fishes flete with new repaired scale;
The adder all her slough away she slings;
The swift swallow pursueth the flyes smale;
The busy bee her honey now she mings,
Winter is worn that was the flowers' bale.
And thus I see among these pleasant things
Each care decays, and yet my sorrow springs.

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Karen P.L. Hardison | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted December 16, 2011 at 3:30 AM (Answer #1)

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