The Ramble of Philo and His Man Sturdy: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

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W. Lane, 1788 - English fiction - 272 pages

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Page 104 - I was with Hercules and Cadmus once, When in a wood of Crete they bay'd the bear With hounds of Sparta : never did I hear Such gallant chiding ; for, besides the groves, The skies, the fountains, every region near Seem'd all one mutual cry. I never heard So musical a discord, such sweet thunder.
Page 228 - Taught rocks to weep, and made the mountains groan. Go, gentle gales, and bear my fighs away ! To Delia's ear the tender notes convey.
Page 237 - She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i'th' bud, Feed on her damask cheek. She pin'd in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like Patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 104 - I fey, and find the forefter. "We will, fair queen, up to the mountain's top-, "And' mark the mufical confufion " Of hounds and echo in conjunction. "Hip. I was with Hercules and Cadmus once, **When in a wood of...
Page 91 - I am here,'* faid the maid, ifluing from the bfrewhoufe, " what do you want with me?" — "What do I want with you ?" exclaimed Mrs. Plump, Tt why, I want you to put over the fire the large kettle, to boil this leg of veal, 'that the butcher has brought with me.

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