The Knights: Tales Illustrative of the Marvellous, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808 - English fiction
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Page iii - Tiger: But in a sieve I'll thither sail, And, like a rat without a tail, I'll do, I'll do, and I'll do.
Page 239 - I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers...
Page 153 - noint, and then I'll mount. Now I'm furnish'd, now I'm furnish'd for my flight. Now I go ; now, now I fly, — Malkin, my sweet spirit, and I. Oh ! what a dainty pleasure is this, To sail in the air, When the moon shines fair, To sing, to dance, to toy, and kiss ! Over woods, high rocks, and mountains, Over hills and misty fountains...
Page 239 - I'd rather hear a brazen candlestick turn'd, or a dry-wheel grate on the axle-tree, and that would nothing set my teeth on edge nothing so much as mincing Poetry.
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