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" At his approach complaint grew mild, And when his hand unbarred the shutter, The clammy lips of fever smiled The welcome which they could not utter. He always had a tale for me Of Julius Caesar or of Venus : From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's... "
The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed - Page 179
by Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 287 pages
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...Julius Cœsar or of Venus ; From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Quos genus ; I used to singe his powdered wig, To steal...make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustine. That Praed should have gathered so little fame is the more remarkable as, when alive, he...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...Julius Ceesar or of Venus ; From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's-cradle, leap-fAjg, and Quae genus; I used to singe his powdered wig, To steal...make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustine. Alack the change ! In vain I For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn, the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...had a tale for me Of Julius Csesar or of Venus ; From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Qua genus ; I used to singe his powdered...the staff he put such trust in, And make the puppy dauce a jig When he began to quote Augustine. Alack the change ! In vain I look For haunts in which...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1855 - 558 pages
...Julius Ca;sar or of Venus ; From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's-cradle. leap-frog, and Quse genus; I used to singe his powdered wig, To steal...make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustine. Alack the change ! In vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn,...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1808

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 398 pages
...I learned the Rule of Three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Quso genus ; I used to singe his powder'd wig, To steal the staff he put such trust in ; And...change! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled,The level lawn, the trickling brook, The trees I climbed, the beds I rifled: The church is...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 397 pages
...I learned the Rule of Three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Quse genus ; I used to singe his powder'd wig, To steal the staff he put such trust in ; And make the puppy dance a jig, Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled,The level lawn, the trickling...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 397 pages
...I learned the Rule of Three. Cat's-eradle, leap-frog, and Qua; genus ; I used to singe his powder'd wig, To steal the staff he put such trust in : And make the pnppy dance a jig, Alack the change! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled,The level...
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A book of favourite modern ballads [ed. by J.C.].

Book - 1860
...I learn'd the Rule of Three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and QUJB genus. I used to singe his powder'd wig, To steal the staff he put such trust in ; And...puppy dance a jig, When he began to quote Augustin. ui THE VICAR. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunta in which my boyhood trifled,The level lawn,...
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A Book of favourite modern ballads

I. C., J. C. - Ballads, English - 1860 - 167 pages
...I learn'd the Rule of Three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Quac genus. I used to singe his powder'd wig, To steal the staff' he put such trust in ; And...puppy dance a jig, When he began to quote Augustin. t! THE V1CAR. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled,The level lawn,...
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The poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, with a memoir by D. Coleridge, Volume 2

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1864
...utter. He always had a tale for me Of Julius Csesar, or of Venus ; From him I learnt the rule of three, Cat's cradle, leap-frog, and Qua; genus : I used to...make the puppy dance a jig, When he began to quote Augustine. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled, — • The level...
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