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" So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt to tinder a stale last year's news, The flame extinct, he views the roving fire — There goes my lady, and there goes the squire, There goes the parson, oh ! illustrious spark, And there, scarce less... "
Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a ... - Page 236
edited by - 1905 - 672 pages
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 14

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1856
...neglecting land ; Lethffian gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the Clerk 1 The Book of JEcclaiostes Explained. By JAMES MAODONALD, DD, Princeton, New Jersey. New York : MW...
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The New Englander, Volume 14

Social sciences - 1856
...neglecting land; Lethtean gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the Clerk ! 77.- Book of Ecclerieutet Explained. By JAMES MACDONALD, DD, Princeton, New Jersey. New York : MW...
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The Sunday school magazine, and journal of Christian instruction ..., Volume 5

1845
...how Cowper illustrates the vain efforts of ignoble persons, to give immortality to their names : ' So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...year's news, The flame extinct, he views the roving fireThere goes my lady, and there goes the squire, There goes the parson, oh illustrious spark 1 And...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt to tmder a stale last year's news, The flame extinct, he views...and there goes the 'squire, There goes the parson, ob illustrious spark ! And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk ! REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CAPE,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper, Robert Southey - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...neglecting hand, Lethean gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk. REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANT OF THE BOOKS. BETWEEN Nose and Eyes a strange contest...
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Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly ..., Volume 3

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Christian antiquities - 1849
...Cowper, Poems, ed. 1798, i. 272, may not improperly be referred to the ancient fire divinations : " So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk ! " THE HOWLING OF DOGS. A SUPERSTITIOUS opinion vulgarly prevails that the howling of a dog by night...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1849 - 491 pages
...neglected hand ; Lethssan gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...my lady, and there goes the squire. There goes the parsoiij oh illustrious spark ! And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk ! REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED...
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Poems: Complete in One Volume

William Cowper - 1850
...neglected harm ; hethsan gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. The flame extinct, he views the roving fire — There...my lady, and there goes the squire. There goes the parsonv oh illustrious spark ! And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk ! REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper, James Thomson - 1851 - 537 pages
...neglecting hand; Lethamn gulfs receive them as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt...goes the parson, oh illustrious spark ! And there, scaree less illustrious, goes the clerk 1 REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OP THE...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper, James Thomson - 1851 - 537 pages
...as they fall, And dark oblivion soon absorbs them all. So when a child, as playful children use, 3as burnt to tinder a stale last year's news, The flame...And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk! REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOnND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS. BETWEEN Nose and Eyes a strange contest...
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