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" I was train'd up in the English court • Where, being but young, I framed to the harp Many an English ditty, lovely well, And gave the tongue a helpful ornament • A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot. Marry, and I 'm glad of it with all my heart.... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 260
by William Shakespeare - 1806
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English bards and Scotch reviewers: a satire

Baron George Gordon Byron Byron - 1825 - 34 pages
...JULlAN. B/VLMER WELSH \ ENGLISH BARDS, *«• #<•• ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH REVIEWERS: BY LORD BYRON. I had rather be a kitten, and cry, mew '. Than one of these same metre ballad-mongen. SHAK9PKARS. Such shameless Balds wo have; and yet 'Us true. There arc ad mad, abandon'd...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ...

William Shakespeare - 1843
...And gave the tongue a helpful ornament12; A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot. Marry, and I'm glad of it with all my heart ; I had rather be a kitten,...metre ballad-mongers : I had rather hear a brazen canstick13 turn'd, Or a dry wheel grate on an axle-tree ; And that would set my teeth nothjng on edge,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens and E ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...two equal parts. 4 cantle out.] A cantle is a corner, or piece of any thing. And gave the tongue 3 a helpful ornament ; A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot . Marry, and I'm glad of 't with all my heart ; I had rather be a kitten, and cry — mew, Than one of these same...
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Plays of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 960 pages
...Where1, being but young, I framed to the harp Many an English ditty, lovely well, And gave the tongue a helpful ornament ; A virtue that was never seen in you. Hot. Marry, and I'm glad oft with all my heart : I hod rather be a kitten and cry — mew, Than one of these same metre...
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Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary: A Complete ..., Volume 1

Alexander Schmidt, Gregor Sarrazin - Literary Collections - 1971 - 1484 pages
...Ado I, 1, 254. Wint. V, 2, 27. Cor. IV, 5, 235. Ballad-monger, term of contempt for a bal ladmaker: / had rather be a kitten and cry mew than one of these same metre —s, H4A III, 1, 130. Ballast, to load: who sent whole armadoes of caracks to be ballast, Err. Ill,...
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Byron: A Poet Before His Public

Philip W. Martin - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 253 pages
...point about Byron's criticism forcibly. Peacock: His Circle and His Age (Cambridge, 1969), p. 194. 39. 'I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew! / Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers.' 40. English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, 174. 41. Ibid., 278. 42. Ibid., 919. 43. Arthur Me\vi\\eC\ark,WalterScou:TneFor...
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Conversant Essays: Contemporary Poets on Poetry

James McCorkle - Poetry - 1990 - 596 pages
...the moonstruck "romantic" Qlendower, in words that are almost prophetic of the manifestos to come: / had rather be a kitten and cry mew Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. After Shakespeare, Wordsworth is the precursor of free verse in getting poetry to expand its capacity...
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The Collected Poems of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...Away thy breath ! Seek out— less often sought than found— no SATIRES. cmb A SATIRE. (Rmewere: * I had rather be a kitten, and cry mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers." "Such shameless bards we hate ; and yet 'tis true, There are as mail, abandon'*! critics too."— Porx....
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...gave the tongue a helpful ornament, — A virtue that was never seen in you. HOTSPUR. Marry, and I am ballet-mongers; I had rather hear a brazen canstick tura'd, Or a dry wheel grate on the axlctree; And...
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