The Adventures of Capt. Greenland: Written in Imitation of All Those Wise, Learned, Witty and Humorous Authors, who ... Write in the Same Stile and Manner. ....

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R. Baldwin, 1752

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Page 205 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, Thy knotted and combined locks to part And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood.
Page 223 - So lawyers, lest the Bear defendant, And plaintiff Dog, should make an end on't, Do stave and tail with Writs of Error, Reverse of Judgment, and Demurrer, To let them breathe awhile, and then Cry Whoop, and set them on again.
Page 71 - ... me to make choice of one, I even there declined the liberty he gave, and, to his own election, yielded up my youth. — his tender care, my lord, directed him to you — Our .hands were joined, but...
Page 251 - And fave th' expence of long litigious laws : Where fuits are travers'd ; and fo little won, That he who conquers, is but laft undone: Such are not your decrees ; but fo defign'd, . The...
Page 71 - Lord, direfted him to You — Our Hands were join'd ! but ftill my Heart was wedded to its Folly ! My only Joy was Power, Command...
Page 59 - Lips f wringing of his Hands! and lifting up his Eyes and Voice to Heaven in Prayers to follow her...
Page 63 - But there is an ancient faying,, that, fet a Beggar on Horfeback, and he will ride to the Devil.
Page 143 - Perfon, who, by divine Providence, hath happily placed this Imperial Crown upon his Majejtys Head.

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