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" ... oft, picks out the worm, and brings present remedy. The fish, glad of ease, but ingrateful to her that did it, that the bird may not talk largely... "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Roaring girl, or, Moll Cutpurse - Page 320
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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The British Muse: Or, A Collection of Thoughts, Moral, Natural, and Sublime ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1738
...loath to part from't : Yet parts thence more cold, Than when he firft fate down. •i *• • • The crocodile which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds i'th' teeth of it, .Which puts it to extreme anguifh : A little Bird, no bigger than a wren, is barber • « Surgeon...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...follow me; I will advance you all : for you, Vittoria, Think of a dutchess title. Flam. Lo' you, sister. Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. «° The crocodile,...hath a worm breeds i'th' teeth oft, which puts it to eztreara anguish : a little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barber-surgeon to this crocodile; flies...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...me : I will advance you all ; for you, Vittoria, Think of a dutchess' title. FLAM. Lo you, sister ! Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile,...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds * Stay ingrateful Rome — ] I suspect we should read " Stay in ingrateful Home!" f I'll] omitted in...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1830
...me : I will advance you all ; for you, Vittoria, Think of a dutchess' title. FLAM. Lo you, sister! Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile,...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds * Stay ingrateful Hume — ] I suspect we should read " Stay in ingrateful Home!" i'th' teeth oft,...
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The Dramatic Works of John Webster, Volume 2

John Webster - 1857
...me : I will advance you all ; for you, Vittoria, Think of a duchess' title. Flam. Lo you, sister ! Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile,...hath a worm breeds i'th teeth oft, which puts it to extreme anguish : a little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barber-surgeon to this crocodile ; flies...
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The Works of John Webster

Rev. Alexander Dyce - 1857
...: I will advance you all:—for you, Vittoria, Think of a duchess' title. Flam. Lo you, sister !— Stay, my lord; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile, which lives in the river Nil us, hath a worm breeds i'the teeth oft, which puts it to extreme anguish : a little bird, no bigger...
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The Works of John Webster: With Some Account of the Author, and Notes

John Webster - 1859 - 383 pages
...will advance you all : — for you, Vittoria, Think of a duchess' title. Flam. Lo you, sister I — Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile,...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds i'the teeth oft, which puts it to extreme anguish : a little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barbersurgeon...
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The Animal-lore of Shakespeare's Time

Emma Phipson - Animals - 1883 - 476 pages
...bird, that it is not unlikely he had the passage before him at the time of writing: — " Flamineo. Stay, my Lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds i' th' teeth of it, which puts it to extream anguish : a little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barber...
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Webster & Tourneur

John Webster, Cyril Tourneur - English drama - 1888 - 432 pages
...me: I will advance you all:—for you, Vittoria, Think of a duchess' title. Flam. Lo you, sister !— Stay, my lord ; I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile,...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds i' the teeth oft, which puts it to extreme anguish : a little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barbersurgeon...
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An Impartial Study of the Shakspeare Title: With Facsimiles

John Hawley Stotsenburg - 1904 - 530 pages
...the same play, Webster indulges in another tale-telling. Flaminco, one of the characters, exclaims : "Stay, my lord: I'll tell you a tale. The crocodile...which lives in the river Nilus, hath a worm breeds in the teeth of it, which puts it to extreme anguish. A little bird, no bigger than a wren, is barber...
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