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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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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 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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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 39-40

1872
...live and am here another year. I have heard before of a room with a floor laid upon strings, and snoh like things, with so much art in every part, that when you were in you were forced to begin a minute pace, with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in aud...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1873 - 762 pages
...containing a simile, of which we think they must immediately feel lie propriety. " I have heard before of a room, with a floor laid upon springs, and such like things, with so much •rt, in every part, that when you went in, you was furred to begin a minuet pace, with an air and...
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Elements of English Composition, Grammatical, Rhetorical, Logical, and ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1874 - 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...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 for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...am here another year. I hare 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 such thing;...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 122

1874
...am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, or suchlike things, with so much art in every part, that when...pace with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in now out, with a deal of state, in a figure of eight, without pipe or string, or any such thing ;...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 115

England - 1874
...am here, another year. " I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, or suchlike things, with so much art in every part, that when...pace with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in now out, with a deal of state, in a ligure of eight, without pipe or string, or any such thing ;...
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Every Saturday

1874
...am here, another year. I have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, or such-like things, with so much art in every part, that when...pace with an air and a grace, swimming about, now in now out, with a deal of state, in a figure of eight, without pipe or string, or any such thing ;...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...and by hook or crook, write another book, if I live and am here, another year. I have heard before, ! 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 119

England - 1876
...read it as rhythm : " You have heard before, of a room with a floor, laid upon springs, and suchlike things, with so much art, in every part, that when...you were forced to begin, a minuet pace, with an air of grace, swimming about, now in and now out," ifcc. I am so far sunk in the barbarism of materiality...
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