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" Mean while he search'd his kitchen round, And soon a Spit neglected found,— That straight he polish'd, fil'd, and gilt, And on it plac'da splendid hilt, And this, well-sheath'd, he sent my lord, And swore, that on a trader's word, In all Toledo's city... "
Fables on subjects connected with literature - Page 87
by Tomás de Iriarte, John Belfour - 1804 - 164 pages
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Fables on subjects connected with literature. Imitated by J. Belfour

Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa - 1804
...would never see ! So well he spoke, that in a trice The silly peer paid down the price, .?('.. ~"3? Which render'd one as vile a cheat .';;...", ,. ". •^ ' ' * As was the other's folly great. tT:v,'Yr'. 'Tis thus translators servile wits, Turn Spits to Swords, and Swords to Spits. FABLE XV....
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Fables, Original and Selected: By the Most Esteemed European and Oriental ...

George Moir Bussey, J. J. Grandville - Social Science - 1842
...straight he polished, filed, and gilt. And on it placed a splendid hilt, And this, well- sheathed, he sent my lord, And swore that, on a trader's word,...a trice The silly peer paid down the price, Which rendered one as vile a cheat. As was the other's folly great. T\f thus translators, servile wits, ,...
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An Argosy of Fables: A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of ...

Frederic Taber Cooper - Aesop's fables - 1921 - 483 pages
Fables from many countries, including many by Aesop and some "modern fables" by contemporary authors.
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