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" She next the stately Bull implored ; And thus replied the mighty lord: "Since every beast alive can tell That I sincerely wish you well ; I may, without offence, pretend To take the freedom of a friend. Love calls me hence ; a favourite cow Expects me... "
The Beauties of English Poetry - Page 99
by Peter Pindar - 1804
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - Children's poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...I may, without offence, pretend To take the freedom of a friend. Love calls me hence ; a favourite cow Expects me near yon barley-mow ; And, when a lady's...all other things give place. To leave you thus might seetn'd unkind ; But see the goat is just behind." The goat remark'd " her pulse was high, Her languid...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...thus replied the mighty lord: * Since every beast alive caį tell That I sincerely wish you well, I delights, that witchingly Instil a wanton sweetness through the breast, And the calm favourite cow Expects me near you barley-mow ; And when a lady ?s in the case, Yon kuow, all other...
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Flowers of Fable: Culled from Epictetus, Croxall, Dodsley, Gay, Cowper, Pope ...

Epictetus, Samuel Croxall, John Gay, William Cowper, Alexander Pope, Jean de La Fontaine, Ignacy Krasicki, James Merrick, Charles Denis, John Tapner - Animals - 1832 - 352 pages
...replied the mighty lord : — " Since ev'ry beast alive can tell, That I sincerely wish you well, I may, without offence, pretend To take the freedom...know, all other things give place. To leave you thus, may seem unkind ; ^ut see, — the GOAT is just behind." THE HARE AND MANY FRIENDS. 109 The GOAT remark'd...
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Patronage, Volume 3

Maria Edgeworth - 1833
...— Impossible ! " " Impossible it would be," said Mr. Temple, " in any other case ; but — " " ' When a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place,' " stop the way. But, Mr. Temple, to comfort you — for I never saw a man, gallant, or ungallant, look...
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Patronage, Volume 16

Maria Edgeworth - 1833
...room — Impossible!" " Impossible it would be," said Mr. Temple, " in any other case ; but — " " ' When a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place,' " cried lady Frances. " So, positively, gentlemen, I stop the way. But, Mr. Temple, to comfort you...
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Tales and Novels, Volumes 15-16

Maria Edgeworth - 1836
...room — Impossible !" " Impossible it would be," said Mr. Temple, " in any other case ; but — " " ' When a lady's in the case, You know all other things give plac»/w cried Lady Frances. " So, positively, gentlemen, I stop the way. But, Mr. Temple, to comfort...
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Principles and Practice of Surgery: Founded on the Most Extensive ..., Volume 2

Sir Astley Cooper - 1837 - 988 pages
...thus replied the mighty lord ; — Since every beast alive can tell, That I sincerely wish you well, I may without offence pretend, To take the freedom of a friend. Love calls me hence," &c. Tired of waiting, an old woman (who was deemed a sorceress in the village) was applied to, and...
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Doveton; or, The man of many impulses, by the author of 'Jerningham'.

sir John William Kaye - 1837
...hall, as Tier guest, during Christmas, " and therefore," added Sir Reginald, " you must come : ' For when a lady's in the case, You know all other things give place.' Besides, we must talk over your future prospects ; and I must ask what you think of a certain appointment...
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Gay's fables, with elucidations and comments by archdeacon Coxe

John Gay - 1838
...replied the mighty lord : ' Since ev'ry beast alive can tell, 35 ' That I sincerely wish you well, ' I may, without offence, pretend ' To take the freedom...; a fav'rite cow ' Expects me near yon barley-mow ; 40 ' And when a lady's in the case, ' You know all other things give place. ' To leave you thus might...
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Fables

John Gay - English poetry - 1838 - 212 pages
...replied the mighty lord : " Since every beast alive can tell That I sincerely wish you well ; I mav, without offence, pretend To take the freedom of a friend. Love calls me hence ; a favourite cow Expects me near yon barley mow; And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things...
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