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" Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire; And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and burn, Like horse, hound, hog, bear, fire, at every turn. "
The Treasures in the Marshes - Page 88
by Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1893 - 173 pages
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 40

1842
...I'll follow you, I'll lead you about, around, Through bog, through bush, through brake, through brier. Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire, And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and burn, Like horse, hound, hog,...
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The Dialect and Folk-lore of Northamptonshire

Thomas Sternberg - English language - 1851 - 200 pages
...received its adjunct of' Nine Churches' because there was nine advowsons appendant to the manor." " Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire." So, also, in Robin Goodfellow ; his Mad Prankes and Merry Jests, reprinted...
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Outlines of botany

John Scoffern - 1857
...and so into some pathless waste. As Puck says : — " I'll follow you, I'll lead you about a round. Sometimes a horse I'll be • sometimes a hound. A hog a headless bear; sometimes a fire ; And neigii, and grunt, and bark, and roar, and bum, Like horse, hound, hog,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1864
...minutes." Shakspeare's Puck, like the Indian fairy, sometimes wears the head of an animal : — 2'uck. " Sometimes a horse I'll be ; sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear; sometimes a fire." Guru- Puck is the messenger of the higher powers ; his eyes are lightning,...
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Once a week, an illustrated miscellany of literature, art, science & popular ...

1867
...command of the directing influence. Puck says — I'll follow you, I'll lead you about a round, — Through bog, through bush, through brake, through...Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, я headless bear, sometimes a fire, And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and bum, Like horse,...
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Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore: Chiefly Lancashire and the North of ...

Charles Hardwick - Folklore - 1872 - 306 pages
...Quince's celebrated amateur corps dramatique, exclaims : — I'll follow you, I lead you about a round Through bog, through bush, through brake, through...; Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A bog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire ; And neigh, and bark, and grunt and roar, and burn, Like horse,...
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The Supernatural in Romantic Fiction

Edward Yardley - Folklore - 1880 - 141 pages
...follow you, I'll lead you about a round. Through bog, through bush, through brake, through brier ; Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a (ire ; And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and bum, Like horse, hound, hog,...
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Historical Legends of Northamptonshire

Alfred Thomas Story - Legends - 1883 - 166 pages
...form of the hog was one of Puck's numerous disguises. Thus we read in the Midsummer Night's Dream : " Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire ; And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and burn, Like horse, hound, hog,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 255

Early English newspapers - 1883
...follow you, I'll lead you about a round, Through bog, through bush, through brake, through brier ; Sometimes a horse I'll be, sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire ; And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and burn, Like horse, hound, hog,...
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TIME: MONTHLY MAGAZINE OF CURERENT TOPICS, LITERATURE & ART

M. ABDY-WILLIAMS - 1885
...legends. He appears as a bear, goat, or the like, or wears a bear-skin, a goat-skin, or calf-skin. " Sometimes a horse I'll be. sometimes a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometime a fire.'' This " headless bear " might of itself give us a clue ; for Ursa Major, the...
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