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" How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is to have a toothless child," as Pope beautifully remarks in his Paradise Lost. One individual characterized my letter as "ad — d burlesque. "
Phoenixiana: Or Sketches and Burlesques - Page 107
by George Horatio Derby - 1903 - 332 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59

Scotland - 1816
...don't drink. Do you know you put me a good deal in mind of Macready ? Did you ever hear him in Lear, ' How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is To have a toothless child ? ' You're remarkably unjust, Fred, as you will acknowledge in your cooler moments. I am hurt by your...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 59

England - 1846
...don't drink. Do you know yon put me a good deal in mind of Macready ? Did you ever hear him in Lear, ' How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is To have a toothless child ! ' You're remarkablyunjust, Fred, as jrou will acknowledge in your cooler moments. I am hurt by your...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59

England - 1846
...don't drink. Do you know yon put me a good deal in mind of Macready ? Did you ever hear him in Lear, ' How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is To have a toothless child ? ' You're remarkably unjust, Fred, as yon will acknowledge in your cooler moments. I am hurt by your...
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Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore: Diary

Thomas Moore - Poets, Irish - 1853
...occasion. A joke about the " Pigmies warring with the Cranes." Told of the actor saying by mistake, — " How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is, To have a toothless child;" »and old Parker who used always to say the " coison'd pup " instead of the " poison'd cup ; " and...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 46

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1855
...made by a western actor, in the furor of rendering the awful curse in LKA.B : ' THAT she may feel now sharper than a serpent's thanks it is To have a toothless child ! ' enees' in this kind. - - - Л 'RICHTE plcasaunte season' had we, on a late lovely October day,...
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PHOENIXIANA

JOHN PHOENIX - 1856
...the deeds inclosed in a neat and appropriate letter from the Town Council. But no! — the name of Squibob remains unhonored and unsung, and, what is...was in a perfect whirl of excitement. The election was rapidly approaching, and Herr Rossiter was exhibiting feats of legerdemain at the California House....
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary & Philosophical Society, Volumes 14-15

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1860
...How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child ! " by a slip of the tongue said, "How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is to have a toothless child ! " — and the audience were so much delighted with the blunder that whenever he acted the part afterwards...
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The Catholic Record, Volumes 1-2

Catholic literature - 1871
...How »harper than a serpent's tooth it Ь To have a thankless child. Which the unhappy man rendered: How sharper than a serpent's thanks it Is To have a toothless child. A reading not quite so tragic as the original. A still more terrible thing must it be for a clergyman...
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Personal Reminiscences by Moore and Jerdan

Thomas Moore - 1875 - 293 pages
...occasion. A joke about the " Pigmies warring with the Cranes." Told of the actor saying by mistake, — " How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is, To have a toothless child ; " and old Parker who used always to say the " coison'd pup " instead of the "poison'd cup ; " and...
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Personal Reminiscences

Thomas Moore, William Jerdan - Authors, English - 1875 - 293 pages
...occasion. A joke about the " Pigmies warring with the Cranes." Told of the actor saying by mistake, — " How sharper than a serpent's thanks it is, To have a toothless child; " and old Parker who used always to say the " coison'd pup " instead of the "poison'd cup ; " and one...
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