A good morrow
to you," returned the butcher, civilly enough.
On the wall of the pilots' offices in the Woodside Business Park in Birkenhead, among the sea charts and historic photographs, is a framed programme from a service of thanksgiving held in 1988, which includes the self-explanatory motto: "Liverpool Pilot Service - The First To Say Good Morrow
The dramatic impact of the title is great: it suspends readers until they come to a full understanding at the beginning of the second stanza, |And now good morrow
to our waking soules', which concludes the preceding metaphorical remark about their former state, |Or snorted we i'the seaven sleepers den?
Now I've a sheep and a cow, every body bids me good morrow