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" Not deeming kittens worth a Poet's care. But presently a loud and furious hiss Caused me to stop, and to exclaim, ' What's this ?' When lo ! upon the threshold met my view, With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. "
Poems, by William Cowper, in Two Volumes - Page 80
by William Cowper, John Johnson, James Sargant Storer - 1815
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ...

William Cowper - 1806
...met my view, With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting...slow, But swift as lightning, for a long Dutch hoe ; TH £ i With which well arm'd I hasten'd to the spot, To find the viper, but I found him not. And,...
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The life and letters of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1809
...viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting it fuM against a kitten's nose ; Who having never seen, in...slow, But swift as lightning, for a long Dutch hoe : 56 With which well arra'd I hasten'd to the spot, To find thp viper, hu( I found him not. And, turning...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, John Newton - 1810
...met my view, With head erect and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting...went I with pace not slow, But swift as lightning, fora long Dutch hoe ; •With which, well arm'd, I hasten'd to the spot, To find the viper. jBut I...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1815
...met my view, With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws. Darting...the hall went I, with pace not slow, But swift as lightuing, for a long Duteh hoe : With which well arm'd I hasten'd to the spot, To find the viper,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...fiery hue, A. viper, long as Count de Grasse's cue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throw*. Darting it full against a kitten's nose ; Who, having...to the hall went I, with pace not slow, But swift at lightning, for a long Dutch hoe : With which well arm'd, I hasten'd to the spot. To find the viper,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...With head erect and eyes of fiery hue A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head a forked tongue he throws, Darting it full against a...Only, projecting with attention due Her whisker'd face,she ask'd him — ' Who are you ?' On to the hall went I with pace, not slow, But swift as lightning,...
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Poems, in Three Volumes: Vol. III Containing His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 3

William Cowper, John Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 312 pages
...met my new, With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de f! rasuo's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting...due, Her whisker'd face, she ask'd him, " who are you r On to the hall went I, with pace not slow, But swift as lightning, for a long Dutch hoe : With which...
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The life and letters of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1835
...view, \ With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, / A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. ) Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting...a mouse: Only projecting, with attention due, Her whisker' d face, she ask'd him, " Who are you?" On to the hall went I, with pace not slow, But swift...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...met my view, With head erect, and eyes of fiery hue, A viper, long as Count de Grasse's queue. Forth from his head his forked tongue he throws, Darting it full against a kitten's nose ; The like, sat still and silent as a mouse : Only projecting, with attention due, Her.whisker'd face,...
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