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" His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses; It slipped from politics to puns; It passed from Mahomet to Moses; Beginning with the laws which keep The planets in their radiant courses, And ending with some precept deep... "
The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed - Page 132
by Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1854 - 311 pages
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Ladies' Magazine, Volume 2

1829
...insight into most every thing.' — " His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses : It slipped from politics to puns, It passed from Mahomet to Moses." And if ever there was any little matter in history or politics, of which we had not all desirable information,...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...charming poem of the latter class. His talk was like a stream which ruus With rapid chance from rocks to roses ; It slipped from politics to puns ; It passed...laws which keep The planets in their radiant courses, Anil ending with some precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing horses. He was a shrewd and sound divine,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 123

1874
...cannot leave you my direction ! And with what fluency and whimsicality of expression he describes his Vicar ! — His talk was like a stream which runs...passed from Mahomet to Moses : Beginning with the laws that keep The planets in their radiant courses, And ending with some precept deep For dressing eels...
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The Sibyl: Or, New Oracles from the Poets

Quotations - 1848 - 313 pages
...a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses ; He slips from politics to puns, Passes from Mahomet to Moses ; Beginning with the laws which...precept deep For dressing eels, or shoeing horses. PRAED — The Vicar. 12. All who approach him by that spell are bound, Which nobler natures weave themselves...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...And not the Vicarage or the Vicar. His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses; It slipped from politics to puns; It passed from Mahomet to Moses; Beginning wiih the laws which keep Tho planets in their radiant courses, And ending with some precept deep For...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...And not the Vicarage or the Vicar. His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses; It slipped from politics to puns ; It passed...with some precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing hones. He was a shrewd and sound divine, Of loud dissent the mortal terror ; And when by dint of page...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1852
...Praed, His talk was like a stream, which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses; It slipped I'm. n politics to puns ; It passed from Mahomet to Moses;...precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing horses. It was now pent up in narrower channels ; wide enough, however, and diversified enough to excite pilgrims...
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Hogg's weekly instructor [afterw.] Hogg's instructor

Titan, James Hogg - 1852
...stream which rans With rapid change from rocks to roses ; It slip! from politics to pans: It glides from Mahomet to Moses; Beginning with the laws which...with some precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing hones.' RP Gillies of the ' Foreign Quarterly Review,' describing De Qoinoey as he was some six-and-lhirty...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 94

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth, Thomas Hood - 1852
...Vol. iii. t Letters, Conversations, &c., of ST Coleridge, 1835. March. — voi.. xdv. NO. CCCLxxV. и Beginning with the laws which keep The planets in...precept deep For dressing eels or shoeing horses. It was now pent up in narrower channels ; wide enough, however, and diversified enough to excite pilgrims...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott - American poetry - 1857 - 397 pages
...not the Vicarage, or the Vicar. His talk was like a stream which runs With rapid change from rocks to roses ; It slipped from politics to puns; It passed...precept deep For dressing eels, or shoeing horses. 254 He was a shrewd and sound divine, Of loud Dissent the mortal terror ; And when, by dint of page...
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