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A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ... - Page 600
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1852
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The Poetical Works of John Gay: In Three Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

John Gay, Thomas Park - 1808
...wheel I turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd up, when who should first come in, But, in his proper person, — Lnbberkin ! 16 I broke my yarn, sin pris'd the sight to see, Sure sign that he would break his...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...wheel I turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd up, when who should first come in, But, in his proper person,— Lubberkin! I broke my yarn, surpris'd the sight to see, Sure sign that he would break his word with me. Efteoons,...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 471 pages
...when Icropt, I safely home convey'tl, And o'er the Door the Spell in" secret laid ; The latch mov'd up, when who should first come in, But in his proper Person, Lubberkin. Thus also with the Insect called Lady Fly : This Lady Fly I take from off the Grass, Whose spotted...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand, Henry Bourne - 1810
...when 1 cropt, I safely home convey'd, Arid o'er tiie Door the Spell in secret laid ; The latch niov'd up, when who should first come in. But in his proper Person, Lubberkin. Thus also with the Insect called Lady Fly: This Lady Fly I take from off the Grass, Whose spotted Back...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...wheel 1 turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd up, when, who should first come in But, in his proper person — Lubberkin. I broke my yarn, surpris'd the sight to see ; Sure sign that he would break his word with me. Eftsoons...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...wheel I turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd visit Half-afraid, he first Against the window heats ; I broke my yarn, surpris'd the sight to sec j Sure sign that he would break his word with me. i 'JV...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...wheel I turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd up, when, who should first come in, But, in his proper person — Lubberkin. I broke my yarn, surpris'd the sight to see ; Sure sign that he would break his word with me. Eftsoons...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...My wheel I turn'd, and sung a ballad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew; The latch moved up, when who should first come in, But, in his proper person, — Lubberkin ! I broke my yarn, surprised the sight to see, Sure sign that he would break his word with me. Eftsoons...
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Select proverbs of all nations: illustrated with notes and comments. To ...

John Wade - Reference - 1824 - 215 pages
...cropp'd, I safely home convey'd, And o'er the door tin: spell in secret laid ;— • The latch moved up, when who should first come in, But, in his proper person,.— Lubbeikin 1" The election of a BOY BISHOP on St. Nicholas' Day is one of the most singular customs...
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Gay's Fables and Other Poems: Cotton's Visions in Verse ; Moore's Fables for ...

John Gay - English poetry - 1826 - 354 pages
...wheel 1 turn'd, and sung a hallad new, While from the spindle I the fleeces drew ; The latch mov'd up, when who should first come in, But in his proper person — Lubberkin. I broke my yarn, surpris'd the sight to see, Sure sign that he would break his word with me. Eftsoons...
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