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" The wind was south, the morning fair, He ventures forth to take the air. He ranges all the meadow round, And rolls upon the softest ground : When near him a cameleon seen, Was scarce distinguish'd from the green. "
The Edinburgh Entertainer: Containing Historical and Poetical Collections ... - Page 266
1750 - 355 pages
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Fables

John Gay - Fables - 1728 - 194 pages
...round, And rolls upon the fofteft ground; When near him a Cameleon feen .-• Was fcarce diftinguilh'd from the green. Dear emblem of the flatt'ring hoft, What live with clowns, a genius lofl! To cities and the court repair, A fortune cannot fail thee there; Preferment fhall thy talents...
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The complete fabulist: or, A choice collection of moral and entertaining ...

Complete fabulist - 1732
...fofteft ground ; When near him a Cameleon feen Was fcarce diftinguifh'd from the greenDear emblem ol the flatt'ring hoft, What, live with clowns, a genius...repair, A fortune cannot fail thee there ; Preferment fhall thy talents crown : Believe me, friend, I know the .town. Sir, fays the fycophant, like you,...
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Fables

John Gay - Fables, English - 1737 - 194 pages
...meadow round, And rolls upon the fofteft ground ; When near him a Cameleon feen Was fcarce diftinguifh'd from the green. Dear emblem of the flatt'ring hoft,...know the town. Sir, fays the fycophant, like you, 3f old, politer life I knew ; L,ike you, a courtier born and bred, £ings lean'd their ear to what...
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Fables, Volume 1

John Gay - Fables - 1746 - 194 pages
...meadow round, And rolls upon the fofteft ground; When near him a Cameleon Veen Was fcarce diftinguilh'd from the green. Dear emblem of the flatt'ring hoft,...the court repair, A fortune cannot fail thee there ; ..-I Preferment fliall thy talents crown. Believe me, friend ; I know the town. Sir, lays the fycophant,...
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The Works of Mr. John Gay: In Four Volumes. To which is Added an Account of ...

John Gay - English poetry - 1770
...near him a Cameleon feen, Was fcarce diftinguifh'd from the green ; Dear Dear emblem of the fiatt'ring hoft, What, live with clowns ; a genius loft ! To...repair ; A fortune cannot fail thee there : Preferment fhall thy talents crown, Believe me, friend ; I know the town. Sir, fays the Sycophant, like you, Of...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 42, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...loft I " To cities and the court repair ; " A fortune cannot fail thee there : 20 " Preferments fliall thy talents crown ; " Believe me, Friend ; I know the Town." " Sir," fays the Sycophant, " like you, " Of old, politer life I knew: ** Like you, a courtier born and bred, 15 •*'...
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The Works of the English Poets: Gay

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...from the green. " Dear emblem of the flattering hoft, « What, live with clowns ! a genius loft t « To cities and the court repair ; " A fortune cannot fail thee there : jo " Preferments fliall thy talents crowri ; «' Believe me, Friend ; I know the Town." " Sir," fays...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...near him a Cameleon feen, tj Was fcarce diftinguifh'd from the green. " Dear emblem of the flattering hoft, " What, live with clowns ! a genius loft ! "...court repair ; •" A fortune cannot fail thee there : 20 " Preferments mall thy talents crown; " Believe me, Friend ; I know the Town." " Sir," fays the...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...round, And rolls upon the fofteft ground , When near him a Cameleon feen, J Was fcarcc dittinguifli'd from the green. ' ' Dear emblem of the flatt'ring...cities and the court repair ; A fortune cannot fail thec there : Preferment fliall thy talents crown, Believe me, friend ; I know the town. Sir, fays the...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...meadow round, And rolls upon the Ibftcft ground ; When near him a Camcleon fccn Was fcarce diftinguiflrd thce there ; Preferment fliall thy talents crown: Believe me, friend ; I know the town. Sir, fays the...
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