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" A skeleton in outward figure ; His meagre corpse, though full of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He's with you like an apparition. "
The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession, Dignities, and ... - Page 42
by James William Edmund Doyle - 1886
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 7

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...bone ; His body active as his mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He 's with you like an apparition....
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The Works, Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...Leghorn. His body active as his mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, £xcept some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He•s with you like an apparition....
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Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton, an English Officer: Including Anecdotes of ...

Daniel Defoe, George Carleton - Great Britain - 1808 - 463 pages
...bone. His body active as his mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. . A skeleton in outward figure; His meagre corpse, though...of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He's with you tike an apparition....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...bone. His body active as his mind. Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When yoa have not the leas' suspicion, He's with you like an apparition...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His тоасте corpse, though full of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When yo'i have not the least suspicion, He's with you like an apparition...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous poems

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, / .. ' " i" v% J His meagre corpse, though full of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. f • ( ' '•.''.' I ~ i •'.;, i'.'l • ' ' So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the...
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A companion in a tour round Southampton

John Bullar - 1819
...than any other man in Europe. This part of his character has been humourously touched by Swift : " A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...of vigour. Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He's with you, like an apparitioa!...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...bone. His body active as his mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leatlicr lost behind. venth to these The planet Earth, so stedfast though...seem, Insensibly three different motions move ? Which So wonderful Iris expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He 's with you like an apparition...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...bone. His body active as bis mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...of vigour, Would halt behind him, were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He 's with you like an apparition...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...: His body, active as his mind, Returning sound in limb and wind, Except some leather lost behind. A skeleton in outward figure, His meagre corpse, though...full of vigour, Would halt behind him were it bigger. So wonderful his expedition, When you have not the least suspicion, He's with you like an apparition....
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