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" Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light ; But, O she dances such a way, No sun upon an Easter Day Is half so fine a sight. "
The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes - Page 115
by Joseph Sparkes Hall - 1847 - 216 pages
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...to say truth, for out it must, It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 104

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1856
...and (barring nudity and immobility) they might have realised the tempting vision of Suckling : ' Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light.* * The Dream, and other Poems. By the Honourable Mrs. Norton. p. 180. The illustrated edition of ' Italy...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...And to say truth, for out it must, It look'd like the great collar, just, About our young cok's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way- No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a...
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Peter's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1819
...do not recollect and profit by the exquisite description of the Bride, in Sir John Suckling's poem of the Wedding; . . - :.) " Her feet beneath...petticoat, : Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light." As for those, who, with bad shapes, make an useless display of their legs, I must...
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Lectures on the English comic writers: Delivered at the Surrey Institution ....

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1819 - 343 pages
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way ! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight....
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way! No sun upon the Easter-day Is half so fine a sight....
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1824
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way! No sun upon the Easter-day Is half so fine a sight....
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1824
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way! No sun upon the Easter-day Is half so fine a sight....
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The Companion, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light: But oh! she dances such a way! No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight....
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