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" I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean. "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 58
by Percy Society - 1851
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1797
...unknown to the vulgar. Ken, lor proipictre, is well known, and used to discover by the eye. Kay, t'.KS That stool, the dread of ev'ry scolding quean ; Yet sure a lover should not die so mean ? There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and rail by fits, Tho5 all the parish say I've lost my wits; no And...
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The Poetical Works of John Gay: In Three Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

John Gay, Thomas Park - 1808
...— But worrying curs find such untimely end! I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool 105 On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean : — Yet sure a lover should not die so mean I There plac'd aloft, I'll rave...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

English poetry - 1809
...suspend:— But worrying curs find such untimely end ! I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean ; — Yet sure a lover should not die so mean! There plac'd aloft* I'll rave and...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...suspend :-- But worrying curs find such untimely end ! 1*11 speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool. That stool, the dread of every scolding quean ;— Yet sure a lover should not die so mean ! There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...suspend. But worrying curs find such untfmely end ! I'll speed me to the pood, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean ; Yet, sure a lover should not die so mean ! There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...suspend. But worrying curs find such untimely end ! I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On his bands of night-watch to walk the round of Paradise, appoints t every scolding quean ; Yet, sure a lover should not die so mean ! There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 8

Anecdotes - 1826
...uncommon, and are thus described in the " Dumps:" " I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank, hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool the dread of ev'ry scolding quean." In the " New Help to Discourse," published in 1684, there i» the following retort on the subject of...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...aerii specula de mentis in undas Deferar. VIBO. I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool; That stool, the dread of every scolding quean ; Yet, sure a lover should not die so mean ! There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and...
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Gay's Fables and other poems: Cotton's visions in verse ; Moore's Fables for ...

John Gay, Edward Moore - English poetry - 1826 - 354 pages
...suspend, But worrying curs find such untimely end ! I'll speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean. Yet, sure a lover should not die so mean! There plac'd aloft, I'll rave and rail...
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The Book of Table-talk, Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane, James Robinson Planché - Anecdotes - 1836
...Pastorals, as a punishment in use in his time. " I '11 speed me to the pond, where the high stool On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy pool, That stool, the dread of every scolding quean." The Shepherd's Week. Pastoral iii. IV. MONUMENT OF THE LAST OP THE PALEOLOGI....
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