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" ... forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with a deal of state, in a figure of eight, without pipe, or string, or any such thing ; and now I have writ, in a rhyming fit, what will make you dance, and,... "
The United States Magazine and Democratic Review - Page 152
1847
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and such-Iiko things, with so much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet His opinion in this, will not be amiss; 'tis what I intend, 1 flic Spinney...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and such-like things, with so much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...upon springs, and such-like things, with so much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with a deal of state, in a figure, of eight, without pipe or string, or any such thing...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...am here another year. I have heard before of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and such-like things, with so much art in every part, that when...pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with a deal of a state, in a figure of eight, without pipe or string, or any snch thing;...
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Elements of English Composition, Grammatical, Rhetorical, Logical, and ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1860 - 406 pages
...and by hook or crook, write another book, if I live and am here another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor laid upon springs, and such like things, with BO much art, in every part, that when you went in, you were forced to begin a minuet pace, with an...
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND POEMS

1860
...and by hook or crook, write another book, if I live and am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor laid upon springs, and such like things, with fi much art in every part, that when you .vent in you was forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 41

William Cowper - 1863 - 378 pages
...and by hook or by crook write another book, if I live and am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor laid upon springs, and such...much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and such-like things, with so much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet His opinion in this, will not be amiss; 'tis what T . intend, 1 The Spinney...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon spring's, and such-like things, with so much art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet 1 Die Spinney wan a delightful rural retirement — a grove — belonging...
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Armsmear; the home, the arm, and the armory of Samuel Colt [by H. Barnard].

Henry Barnard - 1866
...now advancing, now retreating, as Cowper had in mind when he thus wrote: — " I have read before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and such...pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in and now out, with a deal of state, in a figure of eight, without pipe or string, or any such thing,...
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