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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUMER

There is one that reminded me of the old English song—‘Sumer is i-kumen in—lude sing kuku.’

Let us take six gentlemen met together to learn the old thirteenth-century part-song, the round entitled ‘Sumer is icumen in.’

He built it of bricks of Sumer, and the timbers which he set in place were as strong as the dragon of the deep.

The sumer of 1855 found Miss Swain, then twenty-one years of age, teaching a few private pupils in the village.

To begin with, China, like Sumer and like Egypt, was a land of city states.

The early rulers of Sumer we know were all priests, kings only because they were chief priests.

Alesbery with whome he vsually spent his sumer in Windesor park, and was welcom, for he was harmless and quet.

This might account for the existence of the celebrated example of early English polyphony, a "canon" called "Sumer is icumen in."

It is not nearly so well developed in its polyphony as "Sumer is icumen in" or the works of the Frenchmen.

The earliest 'burden' known is that in the ancient Round 'Sumer is icumen in,' of the 13th century.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.