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" At which the fairy started. When soon away the wasp doth go, Poor wretch was never frighted so, He thought his wings were much too slow, O'erjoy'd they were so parted. "
Fairy Tales, legends and romances illustrating Shakespeare and other early ... - Page 246
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New ..., Part 5

John Dryden, John Milton, William D'Avenant - 1716
...were muchtooflow, O'eijoy'd, they fo were parted. He next upon a Glow-worm light, (You muft fiippofeit now was Night,) Which, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a Devil. And furioufly doth heraiTail For carrying fire in her tail, He thralht her rough Coat with his fU; !„...
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Miscellany Poems, Volume 5

John Dryden - Classical poetry - 1716
...thought his Wings were much too flow, He next upon A Glow-worm lighr, {Jou muft fnppofeit now was Nighr,) Which, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a Devil. And furioufly dorh heraflail For cartying fire in her rail, He thraflit her rough Coat with his flail,....
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A select collection of poems: with notes [by J. Nichols].

Select collection - 1782
...were much too flow>. O'erjoy'd, they fo were parted. He next upon a glow-worm !ighr, (You muft fuppolc it now was night,) Which, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a devil ; * Taffo.. N 4 Anifi And furioufly doth her aflail For carrying fire in her tail, He rhraflit her...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Drayton. Carew. Suckling

1793
...bright, He took to be a ¿evil ; And furioufly doth her affail for carrying Her in her tail; H: thr^ih'il her rough coat with his flail, The mad King fear'd no evil. 'Oh!(qnoththeglow-worm)holdthyhand, ' Thoapuiffint King of Fairy land, ' Ihy mighty ilrokes who may...
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The Falls of Clyde: Or, The Fairies; a Scotish Dramatic Pastoral, in Five ...

John Black - Dialect drama, Scottish - 1806 - 241 pages
...and the pranks he played, are v.himJicully amufing. He next upon a glow-worm light, (You muft fuppofe it now was night) Which, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a devil; And furiously doth her aflail, For carrying fire in her tail; He thrafh'd her rough coat with a flail ; The mad king fear'd...
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The Falls of Clyde: Or, The Fairies; a Scotish Dramatic Pastoral, in Five ...

John Black - Dialect drama, Scottish - 1806 - 241 pages
...played, art whimfically amufing. •* He next upon a glow-worm light, (You mufr fiippofe it now wa's night) Which, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a devil; And furiously doth her aflail, For carrying fire in her tail; He thrafh'd her rough coat with a flail ; The mad king fear'd...
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Drayton, WArner

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 692 pages
...Poor wretch was never frighted so, He thought his wings were much too slow, O'erjoy'd they so were parted. He next upon a glow-worm light, (You must...coat with his flail, The mad king fear'd no evil. * Oh!" (quoth the glow-worm) " hold thy hand, Thou puissant king of Fairy-land, Thy mighty strokes...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 2

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...O'erjoy'd they so were parted. He next upon a glow worm light, (You must suppose it now was night) Whieh, for her hinder part was bright, He took to be a devil, And furiously doth her assail For earrying fire in her tail ; He thrash'd her rough eoat with his flail, The mad king fear'd no evil....
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Publications, Volume 26

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - 1845 - 352 pages
...Poor wretch was never frighted so, He thought his wings were much too slow, O'erjoy'd they so were parted. He next upon a glow-worm light, (You must...coat with his flail, The mad king fear'd no evil. E " Oh !" quoth the glow-worm, " hold thy hand, Thou puissant king of Fairy-land, Thy mighty strokes...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volumes 11-12

Languages, Modern - 1852 - 960 pages
...@omnicriiac^t0trauni 2, l : Creep into acorn-cups. **) SDic SBcrtc ¡СгоЫоп'в Г»И> (Halliwell p. 202) : .He next upon a glow-worm light (You must suppose,...her hinder part was bright, He took to be a devil; He furiously doth her assail For carrying fire in her tail. lieber tit SteDe tni ©оштегпафШгяит...
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