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Principles of English Etymology - Page 20
by Walter William Skeat - 1892 - 547 pages
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On the English language: past and present

Richard Chenevix Trench - English language - 1858 - 238 pages
...time, though no longer written, it was still pronounced so. Take this couplet of his in proof : — " Here thou, great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea." So, too, a pronunciation which still survives, though scarcely among well-educated persons, I mean...
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On the English Language, Past and Present

Richard Chenevix Trench - English language - 1859 - 238 pages
...time, though no longer written, it was still pronounced so. Take this couplet of his in proof : — " Here thou, great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea." So, too, a pronunciation which still survives, though scarcely among well-educated persons, I mean...
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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home ; Here thou, great Anna ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take— and sometimes tea. Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court ; In various talk...
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The emotions and the will

Alexander Bain - 1859
...to make a person pass at once from an elevated to a common or degrading action, as in Pope : — ' Here thou great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea." ' Or in the remonstrance to a lady : — ' Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did...
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Once upon a time

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859 - 531 pages
...Bc'kis worth 30s. a pound.' With such Queen Anne refreshed herself at Hampton Court : — ' Here thon, great Anna, whom three realms obey. Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea.1 When the best tea was at 30s. a pound, the home •-••'••• sumption of tea was about...
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Bradshaw's guide through London and its environs. Corrected and revised

Edward Litt L. Blanchard - 1860
...lakes Its name Here Britatn's statesmen oft the fan foredoom Of foreign tyrants and of nymphs at home ; Here thou great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes— tea." In summing up the points of its early history, we may briefly state, that in the thirteenth century...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1860
...Here Britain's statesmen oft the fal! foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home ; Here thon, great Anna ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea. Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court ; In various talk...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1861 - 486 pages
...Canto iii. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants, and of nymphs at home; Here thou, great Anna ! whom three realms obey, Dost...sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea. Rape of the Luck, Canto iii. 1. 5. O'er their quietus where fat judges dose, And lull their cough and conscience...
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Autobiography letters and literary remains of Mrs. Piozzi (T

Hester L. S. Thrale Piozzi - History - 1861
..." Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieged, And so obliging that he ne'er obliged." * * • * " Here thou, great Anna, whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take, and sometimes tea." T 8 -^ _ f •Within living memory, elderly people of quality, both in writing and conversation, stuck...
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