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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 Csesar, or of Venus ; From him I learnt the rule of three, Cat's... "
The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed - Page 138
edited by - 1864
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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...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 had a reputation...
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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 287 pages
...Julius Caesar 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 Augustin. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...him I learn M the rule of three, Cat's cradle, leap-frog, end Quae Genus; I used to singe his powderM wig, To steal the staff he put such trust in ; And make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustin. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 500 pages
...I learn'd the rule of three, Cat's cradle, leap-frog, and Quas 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 When he began to quote Augustin. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn,...
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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...began to quote Augustine. Alack the change ! In vain I For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn, the trickling brook, The church is larger...
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Lillian: And Other Poems

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1852 - 290 pages
...steal the staff he put such trust in ; And make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustin. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which...trifled ; The level lawn, the trickling brook, The trees 1 climbed, the beds I rifled : The church is larger than before ; You reach it by a carriage entry...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 wig, To steal...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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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Volume 1

Winthrop Mackworth Praed - 1854 - 311 pages
...learned the rule of three, Cat's cradle, leap-frog, and Quae genus ; I used to singe his powdered wigj To steal the staff he put such trust in ; And make the puppy dance a jig When he began to quote Augustin. Alack the change ! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled ; The level lawn,...
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The humorous poetry of the english language

J. Parton - 1856
...Julius Cassar-or of Yenus : 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 Augustin. Alack the change! in vain I look For haunts in which my boyhood trifled; The level lawn,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1857
...Julius Cassar or of Venus ; From him I learned the rule of three, Cat's-cradle, leap-frog, and Qute genus ; I used to singe his powdered wig, To steal...Alack the change ! In vain I look For haunts in which by boyhood trifled : The level lawn, the trickling brook, The trees I climbed, the beds I rifled !...
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