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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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Letters of William Cowper, a selection, with a sketch of his life and biogr ...

William Cowper - 1877
...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 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. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...und 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 so mnch art, in every part, that when you went in, you was forced to begin a minuet pace, with an air...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 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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American Notes and Queries, Volume 8

William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - Literature - 1892
...to his friend, Rev. Jno. Newton, dated July 12, 1781, which concludes thus : " 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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American Notes and Queries, Volume 8

William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - Literature - 1891
...Jno. Newton, dated July 12, 1781, which concludes thus : " I have heard before of a room with a fluor, laid upon springs, and such like things, with so much...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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Essays from 'Blackwood,'

Anne Mozley - 1892 - 344 pages
...232 THE POETS AT PLAY. " 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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Eighteenth Century Vignettes

Austin Dobson - English literature - 1892 - 261 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...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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 65

1892
..." This sort of thing is kept up all through the letter and then he ends up : "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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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 65

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1892
...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 ПOW out, with a deal of state, in a figure of eight, without pipo or string, or any such thing...
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Eighteenth Century Vignettes

Austin Dobson - England - 1892 - 367 pages
...crook, write another book, if I live and am here, another year. I have heard before of a roomrwith a floor laid upon springs, and such like things, with...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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