1.27b: Lean neath stone pine the pastor lies with his crook; young pricket by pricket's sister nibbleth...
1.27c: Thus, too, for donkey's years. Since the bouts of Hebear and Hairyman the cornflowers...
1.27d: and, though for rings round them, during a chiliad of perihelygangs, the Formoreans...
1.27e: and Little on the Green is childsfather to the City (Year! Year! And laughtears!), these paxsealing...
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Lean neath stone pine the pastor lies with his crook;
pine tree (tree/stone)
crook = shepherd's or bishop's
young pricket by pricket's sister nibbleth on returned viridities;
slang prick: penis
pricket: buck in second year
by = beside
pricket's sister: female fallow deer also in 2nd year (but the term doesn't imply any literal brother)
archaic viridity: greenness (ie, green vegetation)
amaid her rocking grasses the herb trinity shams lowliness;
"her" = the 'sister'?
rocking = shaking in breeze?
lookingglasses? so, Alice??
Saint Patrick said to have used the shamrock to explain the Trinity
to sham lowliness = false humility?
(semicolons are rare)
skyup is of evergrey.
'sky up' in falconry, of prey when flushed = to fly straight upward.
skiep = sheep (West Frisian)
cf FDV above: "Peaceably eirinical in grayquiet"
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