If you wake up early, what is the saying for this? Beginning with the words: "Up with the..."

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    Substitute any aspect of the early morning: up with the dawn, the birds, the sun, whatever. – Robusto May 21 '15 at 14:01
  • Is it about rhymes.. – Misti May 21 '15 at 14:02
  • Why is this question tagged as "early-modern-english"—because it's about describing in modern English someone who is awake early? – Sven Yargs May 22 '15 at 8:18

I think you're thinking of "be up with the lark".

If not larks, then you're probably thinking of "be up with the crows".

Larks and crows sing (or in a crow's case, squawk noisily) early in the morning.


"Up with the sun, gone with the wind, She always said I was lazy..." "Traveling Man", Bob Seger

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