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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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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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 near yon barley-mow ; And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things...
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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1858
...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 near yon barley-mow ; And, when a lady's in the case, You know, all other...
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The Poetical Works of Joseph Addison, Gay's Fables, and Somerville's Chase ...

Joseph Addison, George Gilfillan - 1859 - 386 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 ; a favourite cow Expects me near yon barley mow : <o And wHen a lady 's in the case, You know all other...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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 near yon barley-mow ; o And when a lady's in the case, You know, all other...
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 226 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 ; a favourite cow Expects me near yon barley-mow ; And, where a lady's in the case, You know, all other...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 4

James Stuart Laurie - 1863
...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 favorite cow Expects me near yon barley-mow ; And, where a lady's in the case, You know all other things...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...her nieces, Shine like a guinea and seven-shilling pieces. BYRON. — Don Juan, Canto II1. Stanza 80. And, when a lady's in the case, You know, all other things give place. GAY.— Fable, No. L. Line 41. LAME. — O most lame and impotent conclusion ! LAND. — Yon eon that...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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 near yon barley-mow ; And, where a lady's in the case, You know all other...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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 near yon barley-mow ; And when a lady 's in the case, You know, all other...
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Famous fables in modern verse

Famous fables - 1865 - 16 pages
...And, 'twixt ourselves, a fav'rite cow Expects me near yon barley mow, And I must hasten hence, For when a lady's in the case You know all other things give place; So pray don't take offence." The goat, said, " Puss, it is not meet That you in such a feverish heat...
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