Poems on Several Occasions: Rural sports. The fan. The shepherd's week. Trivia. The what d'ye call it; a tragi-comi-pastoral farce

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H. Lintot and J. and R. Tonson, 1753

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עמוד 12 - When if an insect fall, (his certain guide) He gently takes him from the whirling tide, Examines well his form with curious eyes, His gaudy vest, his wings, his horns, and...
עמוד 97 - Last Valentine, the day when birds of kind Their paramours with mutual chirpings find, I...
עמוד 166 - Proud coaches pass, regardless of the moan Of infant orphans, and the widow's groan ; While Charity still moves the walker's mind. His liberal purse relieves the lame and blind.
עמוד 11 - To frame the little animal, provide All the gay hues that wait on female pride ; Let Nature guide thee ! sometimes golden wire The shining bellies of the fly require ; The peacock's plumes thy tackle must not fail, Nor the dear purchase of the sable's tail. Each gaudy bird some slender tribute brings, And lends the growing insect proper wings...
עמוד 176 - Cracks the tough harness : here a pond'rous beam Lies overturn'd athwart ; for slaughter fed Here lowing bullocks raise their horned head. Now oaths grow loud, with coaches coaches jar...
עמוד 64 - In this also my love to my native country Britain much pricketh me forward, to describe aright the manners of our own honest and laborious ploughmen, in no wise sure more unworthy a British poet's...
עמוד 107 - ve seen, Set off with kerchief starch'd and pinners clean. Sometimes, like wax, she rolls the butter round, Or with the wooden lily prints the pound.
עמוד 169 - Let others in the jolting coach confide, Or in the leaky boat the Thames divide ; Or, box'd within the chair, contemn the street, And trust their safety to another's feet : Still let me walk...
עמוד 187 - His num'rous lowing herd; his herds he sold, And his deep leathern pocket bagg'd with gold; Drawn by a fraudful nymph, he gaz'd, he...
עמוד 188 - Yet there are watchmen, who with friendly light Will teach thy reeling steps to tread aright ; For sixpence will support thy helpless arm, And home conduct thee, safe from nightly harm.

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