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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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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...which ho couM ne'er forfake, 'lung half before, and half behind his backHe trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whittled as he went, for want of thought. By clianee conduced, or by third condrain'd, The deep receiTcs of the grove he gain'd ; Where in a...
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Zoonomia: Or The Laws of Organic Life

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1801 - 586 pages
...accumulation of fenforial power. Whence fome indolent people repeat the fame verfe for hours togetlrer, or hum the fame tune. Thus the poet : Onward he trudged,...may be at firft produced either by volition, or by fenlation, or by irritation, but they loon become cafier to perform than any other kinds of action,...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...which he ne'er ceuld forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his bask. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whittled, as he went, for want of thought. — Drydcnj CAMP.' T have been led by folitary care To yon dark branches, fpreading o'er the brook,...
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...together, or hum the same tune. Thus the poet: Onward he trudged, not knowing what he sought, And whistled as he went, for want of thought. II. The repetitions of motions may be at first produced either "by volition, or by sensation, or by irritation, but they soon become easier...
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