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" His quarter ftaff, which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought. And whittled as he went for want of thought. "
Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ... - Page 372
by Erasmus Darwin - 1801 - 516 pages
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Sylvae, Or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies

John Dryden - Classical poetry - 1702 - 306 pages
...which he cou'd ne're forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his Back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought ; And whittled as he went, for want of Thought. > , By Chance condufted, or by Thirft conftrain'd, The deep Recefles of the Grove he gain'dj .Where...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his Back ; He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whittled as he went for want of Thought. Dryd. Gym. ^COUNTRY-LASS. How happy is the harmlefs Country-Maid, Who, rich by Nature, fcorns fuperfluous...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...he cou'd ne'er forfake, ' Hung half before, and half behind his back. ' He triidg'd along unknowing what he fought, ' And whittled as he went for want of thought. ' By chance conducted, or by thirft conilrain'd, ' The deep receffes of the grove he gain'd ; ' Where...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whittled as he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thirft conftrain'd, The deep recefles of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing h one ftp : you are rclir'd, AS if you tt-ere a leaded By chance conducted, or by third ctmftrain'd, The deep recedes of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in a...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought. And whittled as he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thirft conftrain'd, The deep recettes of the grove he gain'd ; Vherc, in...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 19

1794
...repeat the fame verfe for hours together, or hum the ikme tune. Thus the poet : ' Onward he trudg'd, not knowing what he fought, * And whittled, as he went, for want of thought.' Under the head of répétition it is ihown, that many of the pleafures derived from the fine arts arc...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought. And whittled as he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by third conftrain'd, The deep receffcs of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...which he could ne'er forf.ike, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whittled as' he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thiill conftrain'd, The deep recefies of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Medicine - 1800
...fenforial power. Whence fome indolent people repeat the fame verfe for hours together, or hum the lame tune. Thus the poet: Onward he trudged, not knowing...fought, And whittled as he went, for want of thought. I \ 1.2. REPETITION AND IMITATION. 295 II. The repetitions of motions may be at firft produced either...
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