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" HERE lies old Hobson ; death hath broke his girt And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt; Or else the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here stuck in a slough, and overthrown. 'Twas such a shifter, that, if truth were known, Death was half-glad when... "
History, gazetteer and directory of Cambridgeshire. Subscribers copy - Page 173
1851
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Facetiae. Musarum deliciae: or, The muses recreation. Containing ..., Volume 1

Sir John Mennes, James Smith, Thomas Park, Edward Du Bois - English poetry - 1817
...old Hobson ! Death hath his desire, And here (alasse) hath left him in the mire ; Or else the waies being foul, twenty to one, He's here stuck in a slough,...shifter, that if truth were known, Death was half glad that he had got him down. For he hath any time this ten years full, Dog'dd him 'twixt Cambridge and...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...the time of his -vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reafon of the plague. HEre lies oldHobfon, Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas ! hath laid him in Che dirt, Or elfe the ways being foul, twenty to one, • He's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown....
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. ; To which is Added Samson ...

John Milton - 1725 - 352 pages
...time of his vacancy, being for, bid to go to London, by reafon of the Tiague HERE lies old Hobfon, Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas ! hath laid him in the dirt : Or elfe the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown. 'Tvvas fuch a...
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Select and remarkable epitaphs on illustrious and other persons, in several ...

John Hackett (of Balliol coll, Oxford) - 1757
...the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reafon of the Plague. Here lies old Hcbfan, Death hath broke his Girt, And here, alas ! hath laid him in the Dirt, Or elfe the Ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here (luck in.a Slough, and overthrown. 'Twas fuch a...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 5, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...time of his vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reafon of the plague. HERE lies old Hobfon ; Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt, Or elfe, the ways being foul, twenty to one, He 's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown. 'Twas fuch...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...his vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by rcafon of the plague. HERE lies old Hobfon ; Death h?th broke his girt, And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt, Or elfe, the ways being foul, twenty to one, He 's here (tuck in a flough, and overthrown. 'Twas fuch...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - 1785 - 620 pages
...time of his vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reafon of the plague. HERE lies old Hobfon ; Death hath broke his girt, And here alas, hath laid him in the dirt, Or elfe the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown. 'Twas fuch a...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...-wboftckenedinthetimeofbis vacaney, heing forbid to go toLondon,l!y reafon oftheflagae. MERE lies old IToblbn ; Death hath broke his girt, And here alas, hath laid him in the dirt, Or elfe the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown. 'Twas fuch a...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...the time of his vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reafon of the plague. HERE lies old Hobfon; Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt, Or elfe, the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here ftuck in a flough, and overthrown, 'twas fuch a...
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The New Wonderful Museum, and Extraordinary Magazine: Being a Complete ...

William Granger - Characters and characteristics - 1802
...Time of his Va. 'fancy, bn-ig forbid to go to London, by reafon nf the Plague. HERE lies old Hobfon; Death hath broke his girt, And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt j Or elfe the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here ftuck in a flough and overthrown. 'Twas fuch...
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