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" Behold the liquid Thames now frozen o'er, That lately ships of mighty burden bore ; Here you may priut your name, 'tho cannot write, 'Cause numb'd with cold ; 'tis done with great delight And lay it by, that ages yet to come, May see what things upon... "
Famous Frosts and Frost Fairs in Great Britain: Chronicled from the Earliest ... - Page 45
by William Andrews - 1887 - 91 pages
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Merrie England in the Olden Time, Volume 1

George Daniel - England - 1842
...they scarce could think, acknowledge true. Printed on the River Thames in ye month of January 1740. " Behold the liquid Thames now frozen o'er That lately ships of mighty Burthen bore ; Here Watermen, for want to row in boats, Make use of Bowze to get them Pence and Groats....
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...John Cross, aged 6. Printed nn the ice upon the Thames, at Queen-Hithe, January the 29th, 1739-40." " Behold the liquid Thames now frozen o'er, That lately ships of mighty hurden bore ; Here you may print your name, 'tho cannot write, 'Cause numb'd with cold ; 'tis done...
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Chronicles of London Bridge

Richard Thomson - London Bridge (London, England) - 1862 - 518 pages
...the Thames, at Queen-Hithe, January the 29th, 1739-40.' ' Behold the Liquid THAMES now frozen o'er I That lately SHIPS of mighty Burden bore. Here You...'Tis done with great Delight. And lay it by ; That ACES yet to come May see what THINGS upon the ICE were done.' a A copper-plate, representing a view...
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Once a Week, Volume 4

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - Literary Criticism - 1861
...seen that it was printed as far down the river as Queenhithe : UPOS THE FROST IN THE YEAR 1739-40. Behold the liquid Thames now frozen o'er, That lately ships of mighty burthen bore ; Here you may print your name, tho' cannot write, 'Cause numbed with cold ; 'tis done...
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Sketches of some of the booksellers of the time of Dr. Samuel Johnson

Edward Marston - Booksellers and bookselling - 1902 - 127 pages
...four following lines : " All you who walk upon the Thames, Step in this booth, and print your names, And lay it by, that ages yet to come May see what things upon the Thames were done." " Printed upon the frozen River Thames Jan. 18, 1715-16." Bernard Lintot, as may...
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