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" For hedge and ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them; A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the wind if it should blow, Themselves they wisely could bestow Lest any should espy them. "
Traditions, Legends, Superstitions, and Sketches of Devonshire: On the ... - Page 178
by Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - 1838
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Household Treasury of English Song: Specimens of the English Poets ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - English poetry - 1872 - 383 pages
...Fill, and Fin, Tit, and Nit, and Wap, and Win, X 5 X EZ The train that wait upon her. a z a • Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, • * Pied — that is, parti-coloured. t Pronounced as if spelt nEincs — that is, for the occasion....
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The borders of the Tamar and the Tavy, Volume 1

Anna Eliza Bray - 1879
...butterflee, I trow 'twas simple trimming ! x.] DRAYTON. 169 " The wheels composed of crickets' bones, And daintily made for the nonce, For fear of rattling...hedge nor ditch they spared not, But after her they hied them ; A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the wind if it should blow, Themselves they wisely...
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The Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy: Their Natural History ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Devon (England) - 1879
...wing of a pied butterflee, I trow 'twas simple trimming ! " The wheels composed of crickets' bones, And daintily made for the nonce, For fear of rattling...hedge nor ditch they spared not, But after her they hied them ; A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the wind if it should blow, Themselves they wisely...
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Selections from the Poems of Michael Drayton, Volume 30

Michael Drayton - English poetry - 1883 - 199 pages
...and Jill and /', Tit and Nit and Wap and Witt, The trayne that wayte upon her. Upon a Grashopper they got, And what with Amble and with Trot, For hedge...them ; A Cobweb over them they throw, To shield the winde if it should blowe ; Themselves they wisely could bestowe, Lest any should espie them. But let...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...Pin, Tick and Quick and Jill and Jin, Tit and Nit and Wap and Win, The train that wait upon her. " Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, For hedge and ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them ; A cobweb over them they throw To shield the...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...Pin, Tick and Quick and Jill and Jin, Tit and Nit and Wap and Win, The train that wait upon her. " Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, For hedge and ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them ; A cobweb over them they throw To shield the...
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English Poetry and Poets

Sarah Warner Brooks - English poetry - 1890 - 506 pages
...Pin, Tick and Quick and Jill and Fin, Tit and Nit and Wap and Win, The train that wait upon her. " Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, For hedge or ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them. A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the...
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The Foundations of English Literature: A Study of the Development of English ...

Fred Lewis Pattee - English literature - 1899 - 394 pages
...exquisite in its settings as Drake's Culprit Fay. His Nymphidia His Polyolbion an Inspired Guidebook Upon a grasshopper they got. And what with amble and...hedge nor ditch they spared not, But after her they hied them ; A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the wind if it should blow ; Themselves they wisely...
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The Listening Child, a Selection from the Stores of English Verse, Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1899 - 408 pages
...and Pin, Tick and Quick and Jill and Fin, Tit and Nit and Wap and Win, The train that wait upon her. Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, For hedge or ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them. A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1917 - 408 pages
...and Pin, Tick and Quick and Jill and Fin, Tit and Nit and Wap and Win, The train that wait upon her. Upon a grasshopper they got, And what with amble and with trot, For hedge or ditch they spared not, But after her they hie them. A cobweb over them they throw, To shield the...
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