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Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a Review of His ... - Page 134
by Walter Wilson - 1830
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The military history of Europe, &c: from the commencement of the war with ...

William Biggs - History - 1755 - 440 pages
...at Mttz \ to which the two following Lines were humoroufly adapted. : < *' When the Devil was fkk, the Devil a Monk " would be ; - • " When the Devil was well, the Devil a Monk «« was he." IN this Situation I (hall leave the Affairs of Germany this Campaign, and take the Tour of Italy....
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The minor theatre: being a collection of the most approved farces ..., Volume 7

English drama (Comedy) - 1794
...the sun and summer of plenty returns, I shall shed my coat like a colt.. " When the devil was ill, the devil a monk would be; " When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he." [ Exeunt. SCENE II.— .4 Convent. Enter ABBESS Abbess. Only, daughter, consider to what tempta«...
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The works of Samuel Foote, esq. ...

Samuel Foote - 1799
...the fun and fummer of plenty returns, I fiiull fhed my coat like a colt. " When the devil was ill, the devil a monk would be ; " When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he." [Exeunt. [The fceoes at the convent fucceeded, as in the Trip to Calais; and the ait ended with...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 351 pages
...health returned, than they have returned to folly with accelerated speed j fulfilling the eld popish distich: " When the Devil was sick, the Devil a Monk would be : " When the Devil got well, the devil a Monk was he !" * ( «d by his Sovereign for certain misdemeanors of which he...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 22

Performing Arts - 1806
...This is good advice, hut we cannot help recollecting that " When the devil was sick The devil a msnk would be; When the devil was well, The devil a monk was he." FROM THE PERRONIANA. " I observed one day to the duke of Mantua, who said the jester whom he retained...
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A tour through Holland: along the right and left banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 468 pages
...conduct which you promise to do whilst you are labouring under a fit of the gravel, gout, or stone." When the Devil was sick The Devil a Monk would be ; When the Devil was well The Devil a Monk was he. This city is celebrated for having given birth to Agrippina the mother of Nero, but it has derived...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Netherlands - 1807 - 301 pages
...conduct which you promise to do whilst you are labouring under a fit of the gravel, gout, or stone." When the Devil was sick The Devil a Monk would be ; When the Devil was well The Devil a Monk was he. This city is celebrated for having given birth to Agrippina the mother of Nero, but it has derived...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

John Carr (sir.) - 1807
...conduct which you promise to do whilst you are labouring under a fit of the gravel, gout, cw stone." When the Devil was sick • The Devil a monk- would...be ;: "When the Devil was well The devil a monk was he. This city is celebrated for having given birth to Agrippina the mother of Nero, but it has derived...
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The dramatic works of Samuel Foote, esq: to which is prefixed A ..., Volume 2

Samuel Foote - 1809
...the fun and fummer of plenty returns, I fhall fhed my coat like a colt. " When the devil was ill , the devil a monk would be ; •' When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he." [Exeunt. • [I7;efcenes at tk* Convent fucceeded, as in the The Trip to Calais ; and the Afl...
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A plea for religion and the Sacred Writings: addressed to the disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 393 pages
...health returned, than they have returned to folly with accelerated speed ; fulfilling the old popish distich : " When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be : When the devil got well, the, devil a monk was he!" When Struensee, prime minister of Denmark, had been disgraced...
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