The False and the Fair

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"The False and the Fair" is a song.

Lyrics

hey-nonny, hey-nonny, hey-nonny-hey..
The lady sat a-sewing upon a rainy day,
hey-nonny, hey-nonny, hey-nonny-hey..
The lady lay a-kissing, upon a mound of Hay.. [1]


The lyrics share a line and theme from a song in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing:


Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more,
Men were deceivers ever,
One foot in sea and one on shore,
To one thing constant never.
Then sigh not so, but let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny,
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into Hey, nonny nonny.
Sing no more ditties, sing no mo
Of dumps so dull and heavy.
The fraud of men was ever so,
Since summer first was leavy.
Then sigh not so, but let them go
And be you blithe and bonny,
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into Hey, nonny nonny.

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A Storm of Swords

It is sung by Marillion when Lysa Tully attempts to throw Sansa Stark out the Moon Door.[1]

References and Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 80, Sansa VII.

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