Intercepted letters; or, The twopenny post-bag. To which are added, Trifles reprinted. By Thomas Brown, the younger

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35. oldal - Having quitted the Borders, to seek new renown, Is coming, by long Quarto stages, to Town; And beginning with ROKEBY (the job's sure to pay) Means to do all the Gentlemen's Seats on the way. Now, the Scheme is (though none of our hackneys can beat him) To start a fresh Poet through Highgate to meet him ; Who, by means of quick proofs — no revises — long coaches — May do a few Villas, before Sc — TT approaches — Indeed, if our Pegasus be not curst shabby, He'll reach, without found'ring,...
65. oldal - Because it is a slender thing of wood, That up and down its awkward arm doth sway, And coolly spout and spout and spout away, In one weak, washy, everlasting flood I IIT.
78. oldal - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
53. oldal - NG into fashion. This is all I can lay to my conscience at present, When such is my temper, so neutral, so pleasant, So royally free from all troublesome feelings, So little encumber'd by faith in my dealings...
35. oldal - Having quitted the Borders to seek new renown, Is coming by long Quarto stages to town, And beginning with Rokeby (the job's sure to pay), Means to do all the gentlemen's seats on the way. Now the scheme is, though none of our hackneys can beat him, To start a new Poet through Highgate to meet him ; Who by means of quick proofs — no revises — long coaches — May do a few Villas before Scott approaches ; Indeed if our Pegasus be not curst shabby, Ho'U reach without foundering, at least Woburn-...
35. oldal - Should you feel any touch of poetical glow, We've a scheme to suggest — Mr. Scott, you must know, (Who, we're sorry to say it, now works for the Row\ Having quitted the borders, to seek new renown, Is coming, by long quarto stages, to town ; And beginning with Rokeby (the job's sure to pay) Means to do all the gentlemen's seats on the way. Now, the scheme is (though none of...

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