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" Her mouth so small, when she does speak, Thou'dst swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get; But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. "
The Works of Sir John Suckling: Containing His Poems, Letters and Plays - Page 32
by Sir John Suckling - 1709 - 376 pages
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...Teeth her Words did break, That they might Paflage get, But Ihe fo handled ftill the Matter, Tiiey came as good as ours, or better, And are not fpent a. whir. If wilhing fhoiild be any Sin, The Parfon himfelf had guilty been, She look'd that Day fo purely...
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A Collection of Old Ballads ...

Ambrose Philips - Ballads, English - 1723
...fhe does fpeak, Thou'dft fwear her Teeth her words did break, That they might paffage get, 10 H 2 But But fhe fo handled ftill the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And were not fpent a whit. If wifhing fhould be any fin The Parfon himfelf had guilty been, (She look'd...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...fo fmall when fhe does fpeak, Thou 'dft fwear her teeth her words did break, That they might pafiage get; But fhe fo handled ftill the matter, They came...good as ours, or better, And are not fpent a whit. 3 H If v. idling lliou lil be any fin, The parfon himfelf had guilty been (She look'd that day fo purely);...
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Ancient Songs: From the Time of King Henry the Third, to the Revolution ...

Joseph Ritson - Ballads, English - 1790 - 332 pages
...teeth her words did break, That they might paflage get ; But flie fo handled dill the matter, 7:They came as good as ours, or better, And are not fpent a whit. If wifhing fhould be any fin, The parfon himfelf had guilty bin (She lookt that day fo purely) : 7$ And did the...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...Thou 'dst swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get ; But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. If wishing should be any sin, The parson himself had guilty been (She look'd that day...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...Thou'dst swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get ; But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. If wishing should be any sin, She look'd that day so purely ; And, did the youth so oft...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...Thou'dst swear her words her teeth did break, That they might passage get ; But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. I HAVE SEEN. I HAVE seen many things which I pretended jiot to see. I have often smiled...
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Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: Or, The Muses Recreation. Containing ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1817
...Thou'dst swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get, But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. If wishing should be any sin The parson himself had guilty bin, (She lookt that day so...
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening Severall ..., Volume 2

Sir John Mennes - 1817
...Thou'dst swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get, But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit. If wishing should be any sin The Parson himself had guilty bin, (She lookt that day so...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1819 - 343 pages
...Thoud'st swear her teeth her words did break, That they might passage get ; But she so handled still the matter, They came as good as ours, or better, And are not spent a whit." There is to me in the whole of this delightful performance a freshness and purity like...
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