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appear'd Arrah beauty bless bosom bow'd breast call'd calm chace chang'd charms curious dame Dance of Death dear delighted display'd Doctor doth e'en e'er ev'ry exclaim'd fair fair Lady faith fancy fear feel form'd gave gen'ral gen'rous Gipsy give grac'd grace grave grief grieve hand happiness heard heart Heaven hist'ry honest honour hope hour immortal song impart joke kind known Lady laugh learned live look look'd Madam midnight oil mind morn Muse nature's ne'er neath never Nimrod o'er obey'd pass'd Patrick pavior plac'd pleas'd pleasure prepar'd pride prov'd pursue reas'ning receiv'd Rev'rence round rude Sage scarce scene seem'd seen smile solemn soon sorrow sought spoke Squire strange Syntax talk'd tell there's thought tis true told tongue town tricks turn'd Twas Twill Vellum virtue warm Whate'er wife wish wish'd
Page 156 - The ploughshare's annual toil assign'd : Some at the sounding anvil glow: Some the swift-sliding shuttle throw; Some, studious of the wind and tide, From pole to pole our commerce guide: Some (taught by industry) impart With hands and feet the works of art; * Barrow.
Page 185 - And you will think, perhaps, my aim " Has been content with vulgar fame, " When it has been my highest boast, " To ride the best, and drink the most ; " To guide the hounds with matchless grace, " To be the leader of the chace, " And, when 'twas over, to be able " To lay my guests beneath the table, " While I with no unsteady head, " Could walk unstagg'ring to my bed, " Laugh at a milk-sop's wimp'ring sorrow, " Nor feel a head-ach on the morrow.
Page v - I was called upon to separate the works written by me, as the Biographer of DR. SYNTAX, from those which have been palmed upon the public by others, who have pilfered that title. I have submitted to this opinion, though my eightieth year is approaching, and have written this book. The FIRST TOUR OF DR.