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Plays and Poems - Page 144
by Tobias George Smollett - 1777 - 272 pages
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The Reprisal: Or, The Tars of Old England

Tobias George Smollett - 1757 - 52 pages
...picture I draw. H. A wit without fenfe, without fancy a beau, Like a parrot he chatters, and ftruts like a crow : A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in conceit a galcoon. IIL As a vulture rapacious, in falfehood a fox, Inconftant as waves, arid unfeeling as rocks...
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The Vocal Magazine: Or, Compleat British Songster, Volumes 1-9

Ballads, English - 1781 - 359 pages
...draw. A wit without fenfc, without fancy a beau, Like a parrot he chatters, and ftruts like a crow j A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon; In courage a hind, in conceit a gafcoon. As a vulture rapacious, in falfhood a fox, Inconflant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks; As ai) :-M...
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the ...

English drama - 1783
...pifture I draw. II. A wit without fenfe, without fancy a beau, Like a parrot he chatters, and ftruts like a crow ; A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in conceit a Gafcoon. III. Asa vulture rapacious, in falfehood a fox, Inconftant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks ; As a tyger...
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The blackbird, containing one hundred and thirty songs, Scots and English ...

Blackbird - 1783
...to ballance ftraw ; ; He would furcly take A. hint from the piure I draw, Fal dt-r*, &C, As a peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in conceit a Gafcoon : And if he had the fenfe, but to ballance a ftraw, He would furely take a hint from the picture I...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M. D.: The adventures of ...

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - English fiction - 1796
...picture I draw. n. A wit without fenfe, without fancy a beau, Like a parrot he chatters, and ftruts like a crow: A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon,...gafcoon. III. As a vulture rapacious, in falfehood a fox, ]nconftant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks: As a tiger ferocious, perverfe as an hog, In mifchicf...
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The Columbian songster: Being a large collection of fashionable songs, for ...

American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - 1799 - 246 pages
...baboon i In courage a hind, in conceit a gafcon. A peacock, sV. As a vulture rapacions, in fal/hood a fox ; Inconftant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks ; As a tyger ferocious, perverfe as a hog ; In mifchief an ape, and in fawning a dog. As a tyger, fcfc. In a word, to fum up all his talents...
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W. Thompson, Blair, Lloyd, Green, Byrom, Dodsley, Chatterton, Cooper ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...picture I draw. A wit without sense, without fancy *• beau. Like a parrot he chatters, and struts like a crow; A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in conceit .1 gaicooq. As a vulture rapacious, in falsehood a fox, Inconstant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks;...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...picture lim A wit without sense, without fancy a bean, Like a parrot he chatters, and struts like a en*, A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in conceit a gascoon. As a vulture rapacious, in falsehood a fox, Inconstant as waves, and unfeeling as rocks; As...
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The adventures of Peregrine Pickle, pt. 2. Plays and Poems

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - 1811
.... • Ii , :'.i A wit without sense, without fancy a beau, , Like a parrot he chatters, and struts like a crow: • A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, • In courage si hind, in c&nceit a gascobn. ' :." ' in. .^ 'As a vulture rapacious, in falsehood a fox, -* Inconstant...
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The miscellaneous works of Tobias Smollett, with a life of the author

Tobias George Smollett - 1824
...picture I draw. ii. A wit without sense, without fancy a beau, Like a parrot he chatters, and struts like a crow: A peacock in pride, in grimace a baboon, In courage a hind, in cpnceit a gascoon. in. As a vulture rapacious, in falsehood a fox, Inconstant as wave&, awl unfeeling...
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