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" To take an invent'ry of all Her real estate, and personal ; And make an accurate survey Of all her lands, and how they lay, As true as that of Ireland, where The sly surveyors stole a shire : T' observe her country, how 'twas planted, With what sh... "
Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author - Page 5
by Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - 1807
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The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose of Mr. Samuel Butler ..., Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1759
...open to the Lafhes of Wit and Satyr. 5 To take an Invent'ry of all Her real Eftate, and perfonal ; And make an accurate Survey Of all her Lands, and how they lay, As true as that of Ireland, where ;o The fly Surveyors ftole a Shire ; T'obferve her Country, how 'twas planted, With what fh'abounded...
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The Works of the English Poets: Butler

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...own light ; To take an inventory of all J Her real eftate, and perfonal j And make an accurate furvey Of all her lands, and how they lay, As true as that of Ireland, where The fly furveyors ftole a fhire : 10 T' obferve her country, how 'twas planted, With what fh' abounded...
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Poetical narratives, epistles, and humourous pieces, selected from the most ...

Poetical narratives - 1810
...Doctor's name was Jenny. t A Nick-name for my lady. 195 THE ELEPHANT IN THE MOON. [BUTLER.] A IEARN'D society of late, The glory of a foreign state, Agreed,...of Ireland, where The sly surveyors stole a shire : T'observe her country, how 'twas planted, With what sh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the proper'st...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Her real estate, and personal ; And make an accurate surrey Of all her lands, and how they lay, A« true as that of Ireland, where The sly surveyors stole a shire : P observe her country, how 'twas planted, With what sh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the proper'st...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...foreign state, Agreed, upon a summer's night, To search the Moon by her own light; To take an inventory of all Her real estate, and personal; And make an...Ireland ' , where The sly surveyors stole a shire: To' observe her country, how 'twas planted 3 , With what she' abounded most, or wanted; And make the...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1835
...a work of this nature, and not to indolence, or any selfish narrow views of my own. THE ELEPHANT IN THE MOON. A LEARN'D society of late, The glory of...of Ireland, where The sly surveyors stole a shire : T' observe her country, how 'twas planted, With what sh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...foreign state, Agreed, upon a summer's night, To search the moon by her own light ; To take an invcnt'ry 7 i $O {i 61BX,K T O J ȐB . # zuҭx& ' RA \ U< b> )... U9 [K* # ~ XyĈ} + )X 3 Qޱ Q &; ذ 9G{ ]6 purveyors stole a shire ; T' observe her country how 'twas planted, \Vith what sh' abounded most, or...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...researches appeared to Butler, nnd the wits in general, to bo in many instances whimsical and absurd.] poem on Penshurst may dispute the palm of originality...versification of this poet is generally smooth and flowing, ; T' observe her country how 'twas planted, With what sh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the prop'rest...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...appeared to Butler, and the wit« In general, to be in many instances whimsical and absurd.] A leam'd . ; T' observe her country how 'twas planted, With what eh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the prop'rest...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...foreign state, Agreed, upon a summer's night, To search the moon by her own light ; To take an invcnt'ry «¡все contain not one living century. The number...time far surpasseth the day, and who know» when was ; T' observe her country how 'twas planted, With what sh' abounded most, or wanted ; And make the prop'rcst...
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