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" Careful observers may foretell the hour (By sure prognostics) when to dread a shower. While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er Her frolics, and pursues her tail no more. "
Signal Service Notes - Page 105
1883
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1713 - 414 pages
...Prognofticks) when to dread a Show'r : While Rain depends, the penfivc Cat gives o'er Her Frolicks, and purfues her Tail no more. Returning home at Night, you'll find the Sink Strike your offended Senfe with double Stink. If you be wife, then go not far to Dine, You'll fpend in Coach-hire more than...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, esq, Volume 4

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Literary Collections - 1728
...to dread a Show'r : While Ram defends, the fenfive Cat gives o'er; Her Frolicks, andfurfues her Tail no more. Returning Home at Night, you'll find the Sink Strike yo.nr of ended Senfe with double S;;*. If you bt wife, then go not far to dine, 3~ott'U fpend tn...
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Miscellanies. In Four Volumes

Jonathan Swift, John Arbuthnot, Alexander Pope, John Gay - 1742
...Prognofticks) when to dread a Show'r. While Rain depends, the penfive Cat gives o'er Her Frolicks, and purfues her Tail no more. Returning Home at Night, you'll find the Sink Strike your offended Senfe with double Stink. If you be wife, then go not far to dine, You'll fpcnd in Coach-hire more than...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...Imitation of Virgil's Georgicfcs. 1710, CAREFUL observers may foretell the hour, (By sure prognosticks) when to dread a shower* While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er Her frolicks, and pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you 'll find the sink Strike your...
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The Works, Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...1?10; AND FIRST PRINTED IN THE TATLEIi. CAREFUL observers may foretell the hour, (By sure prognosticks) when to dread a shower. While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er Her frolicks, and pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you'll find the sink Strike your offended...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 2

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...hands. A Description of a City Shower. CAREFUL observers may foretel the hour (By sure prognostlcks) when to dread a shower. While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er Her frolicks, and pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you'll find the sink Strike your offended...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...A CITY-SHOWER, IN IMITATION OF VIRGIL'S CEOROICS. 1710. CAREKUI observers may fortel the hour [Ну sure prognostics) when to dread a shower. While rain...gives o'er Her frolics, and pursues her tail no more, Reluming home at night, you 41 find the sink Strike your offended sense with double stink. If you be...
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Poems, by Somerville, Pattison, Savage, Broome, and Swift, Issues 80-81

William Somervile - 1811
...hands. 20 DESCRIPTION OF A CITY-SHOWER. In Imitation of Virgil's Georgics. , Careful observers may foretell the hour, . ; by sure prognostics, when to...While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er her frolicks, and pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you '11 find the sink strike your...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...DESCRIPTION OF A CITY-SHOWER, IN IMITATION OF VIRGIL* S CKORCICS. 1710. CAREFUL observers may fortell bylon That pleas'd so well our you '11 find the sink Strike your offended sense with double stink. If you be wise, then go not far...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...A DESCRIPTION OF A CITY-SHOWER, IK IMITATION OF vIRGIL' S GEORGICS. 1710. (' u-.KiTi. observers may foretell the hour ( By sure prognostics) when to dread...pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you 'll find the sink Strike your offended sense with double stink. If you be wise, then go not far...
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