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" Rockie thou art; and rockie we discover Thy men; and rockie are thy wayes all over. O men, O manners; Now, and ever knowne To be A Rockie Generation! 10 A people currish; churlish as the seas; And rude (almost) as rudest Salvages. With whom I did, and... "
Hesperides: The Poems and Other Remains of Robert Herrick Now First ... - Page 27
by Robert Herrick - 1869 - 4 pages
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...And in his " Farewell to Dean -Bourn," he applies to its inhabitants, the harsh epithets of " a rocky generation." A people currish ; churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest savages. " This Farewel to Dean-Bourn," observes a writer in the Gentleman's Magazine, " is still remembered...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823
...lived, as rockie and rude, and he characterizes the inhabitants of its banks in the following terms : A people currish ; churlish as the seas ; And rude, almost, as rudest salvages. There may, however, have been some affectation in all this, for it was undoubtedly during his residence...
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The poetical works of Robert Herrick, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1825
...lived, as rockie and rude, and he characterizes the inhabitants of its banks in the following terms : A people currish ; churlish as the seas ; And rude, almost, as rudest salvages. There may, however, have been some affectation in all this, for it was undoubtedly during his residence...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 3

1846
...would be plained low from out her tiny heart ! But, gentle singer, though in the aggregate we be " A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest salvages" — yet have we men and women of us, who " Subscribe to tender objects " — who can turn away from...
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Hesperides; or, Works both human and divine

Robert Herrick - 1852
...discover Thy men, and rocky are thy ways all over. O men, O manners; now, and ever known To be a rocky generation ; A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest savages, With whom I did, and may re-sojourr. when CCCCXVIII. TO SIR CLIPSBY CHLW. Since to the country...
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Wild Scenes and Song Birds

Birds - 1854 - 347 pages
...would be plained low from out her tiny heart ! But, gentle singer, though in the aggregate we be " A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest salvages" — yet have we men and women of us, who " Subscribe to tender objects" — who can turn away from...
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Power in weakness: memorials of the rev. Wiilliam Rhodes, of Damerham

Charles Stanford, William Rhodes - 1858 - 207 pages
...natives answered to good Robert Herrick's somewhat testy description of his own parishioners : — " A people, currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest salvages." Indeed, the people of Damerham in those days were, intellectually and morally, even less prepared than...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859
...spoiled him for his clerical duties among his Devonshire parishioners. They were a rude set, he says: "A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest salvages." ' Xor -was Herrick a Herbert to civilize their rude hearts, and chime religion over their hamlets by...
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The poetical works of Robert Herrick: containing his "Hesperides" and "Noble ...

Robert Herrick, Edward Walford - Literary Criticism - 1859 - 608 pages
...parishioners whom he describes—it is to be hoped, with some amount of poetical exaggeration—as " A rocky generation, A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude almost as rudest savages." Doubtless, however, his taste for genial society, and his love of convivial habits, made...
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The Fortnightly, Volume 90

1908
...that of poor Herrick in the next county, who at this very time was finding Dean Prior so intolerable. A people currish, churlish as the seas, And rude (almost) as rudest savages, With whom I did, and may re-sojoum when Rocks turn to rivers, rivers turn to men. Fuller complains...
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