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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 British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...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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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 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 when a lady's in the case, You know, all other things...
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Sunday readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1867
...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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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 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 cowExpects me near yon barley-mow ; And when a lady's in the case, You know, all other things...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...Family. A lady's morning work : we rise, make fine, Sit for our picture, and 't is time to dine. Shirley. And, when a lady's in the case, You know, all other things give place. Gay, Fable 50. Ladies, like variegated tulips, show 'Tis to their changes half their charms we owe....
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...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 near yon barley-mow : And when a lady 's in the case, You know, all other...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...lord : — " Since every beast alive can tell That I sincerely wish you well, I may, without offense, pretend To take the freedom of a friend. Love calls me hence ; a favorite cow Expects me near yon barley-mow : And when a lady's in the case, You know all other things...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...thus replied the mighty lord : ' Since every beast alive can tell That I sincerely wish you well, I : she glorified herself, and lived deliciously, and said in her heart, I sit a queen, favourite cow Expects me near yon barley-mow ; And when a lady 's in the case, You know, all other...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...thus replied the mighty lord : ' Since every beast alive can tell That I sincerely wish you well, I ank t with spring, with summer half imbrowned, * ne cared even for play. Was nought favourite cowExpects me near yon barley-mow ; And when a lady 's in thc case, You know, all other tilings...
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The Fables of Aesop

Aesop - Fables - 1902 - 220 pages
...original fable of Gay's, which has perhaps retained its popularity owing to the couplet : NOTES 217 And when a Lady's in the case, You know all other things give place. LXXI.— THE LION IN LOVE. Babrius 98. Used by Eumenes to warn the Macedonians against the wiles of...
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