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Hark, hark! I hear The strain of strutting chanticleer Cry cock-a-diddle-dowe.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tempest (Ariel at I, ii)

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While the cock with lively din Scatters the rear of darkness thin, And to the stack or the barn door Stoutly struts his dames before.

John Milton Quotes , Source: L'Allegro

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Good-morrow to thy sable beak, And glossy plumage, dark and sleek, Thy crimson moon and azure eye, Cock of the heath, so wildly shy!

Joanna Baillie Quotes , Source: The Black Cock (st. 1)

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I have heard The cock, that is the trumpet to the morn, Doth with his lofty and shrill-sounding throat Awake the god of the day, and at his warning, Whether in sea or fire, in earth or air, Th' extravagant and erring spirit hies To his confine; and of the truth herein This present object made probation.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Hamlet Prince of Denmark (Horatio at I, i)

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The early village cock Hath twice done salutation to the morn: Your friends are up and buckle on their armor.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tragedy of King Richard the Third (Ratcliffe at V, iii)

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