Miscellany poems concluded. Miscellaneous poems published from more correct copies. Hero and Leander in burlesque. The posthumous works

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Nonesuch Press, 1924
 

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270. oldal - Wheresoe'er I turn my view, All is strange, yet nothing new; Endless labour all along, Endless labour to be wrong; Phrase that Time has flung away; Uncouth words in disarray, Tricked in antique ruff and bonnet, Ode, and elegy, and sonnet.
264. oldal - Just like the manhood of nine tailors. So a wild Tartar, when he spies A man that's handsome, valiant, wise, If he can kill him, thinks t...
263. oldal - Than burnish'd armour of her knight -, A bold virago, stout and tall, As Joan of France, or English...
263. oldal - Cittern. Or Cithern, an instrument of the guitar kind, but strung with wire, and played with a plectrum or quill. It was commonly kept in barbers' shops for the use of customers, and often had a grotesquely carved head. The Tyrolese form of the instrument, which is known of recent years, in England is generally called the Zither.
274. oldal - Tunbridge is the same distance from London, that Fontainebleau is from Paris, and is, at the season, the general rendezvous of all the gay and handsome of both sexes. The company, though...
268. oldal - A sort of jacket called zjustacorps came into fashion in Paris about 1650. M. Quicherat informs us that a pretty Parisienne, the wife of a maltre de comptes named Belot, was the first who appeared in it. In a ballad called The New-made Gentlewoman, written in the reign of Charles II, occurs the line "My justice and black patches I wear".
265. oldal - Sheart, sir, but there is, and much offence. A pox, is this your inns o' court breeding, not to know your friends and your relations, your elders, and your betters?
267. oldal - Now all my fresh colour deserted my face, And let a pale greenness succeed in the place, I pine and grow faint, and refuse all my meat, And nothing but Chalk, Lime, or Oatmeal, can eat : But in my despair I'le die if I can, And languish no longer for want of a man.
273. oldal - Almah. That love which you can hope, and I can pay, May be received and given in open day : My praise and my esteem you had before ; And you have bound yourself to ask no more.
271. oldal - Not Whigs, nor Tories they; nor this, nor that; Not birds, nor beasts; but just a kind of bat: A twilight animal, true to neither cause, With Tory wiiigs, but Whiggish teeth and claws.

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