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" The deep recesses of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in a plain defended by the wood, Crept through the matted grass a... "
Sylvae, Or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies - Page 168
by John Dryden - 1702 - 306 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...were his only Care, And his fupreme Delight a Country Fair : His Quarter- Staff, which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his Back...fought, And whittled as he went for want of Thought. Dryd. Gym. ^COUNTRY-LASS. How happy is the harmlefs Country-Maid, Who, rich by Nature, fcorns fuperfluous...
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...way;/ Fo Cymon {hun'd the Church, and us'd not much to Pray. His Quarter-Staff, which he cou'd ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his Back....unknowing what he fought. And whittled as he went, far want of Thought. By Chance conducted, or by Thirfl conftrain'd, The deep Recefles of the Grove...
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The Female Spectator, Volume 2

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Women - 1755
...fupr erne delight, a country fair ; Hi 3 quarter-jlajf, which be could ne'er for efake,, Hung ha-f before, and half behind his back ; He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whijlled as he went for want of thought: How great a trouble this muft be to his friends, and family...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...; For Cymon fhunn'd the church, and us'd not much to pray. His quarter-ftaff, which he could ne'er forfake Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whiftled as he went, for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thirft conftrain'd, The deep recedes...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whiftled as he went, for want of thought. By chance condufted,...thirft: conftrain'd, The deep recefles of the grove he gain'd ; Where in a plain defended by the wood, Crept thro' the matted grafs a cryftal ftood, By which...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd alpng, unknowing what he fought, And whiftled as he went, for want of thought. By chance condufted,...thirft conftrain'd, The deep recefles of the grove he gain'd ; Where in a plain defended by the wood, Crept thro' the matted grafs a cryftal flood, By which...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...quarter-Raff, which he cou'd ne'er forfake, ' Hung half before, and half behind his back. ' He triidg'd along unknowing what he fought, ' And whittled as he went for want of thought. ' By chance conducted, or by thirft conilrain'd, ' The deep receffes of the grove he gain'd ; ' Where in a plain,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...for Cymon mur:n'd the church, and us'd not much to pray. His His quarter-ftnff, which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back....whittled as he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thirft conftrain'd, The deep recefles of the grove he gain'd ; Where, in a plain defended...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...; For Cymon (hunn'd the church, and us'd not much to pray. His quarter-ftaff, which he could ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along, unknowing what he fought, And whiftled as he went for want of thought. By chance conducted, or by thirft conftrain'd, The deep recefles...
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Fables ancient and modern, tr. into verse: with original poems, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1781
...i For Cymon (hun'd the church, and us'd not much f to pray. J His quarter-liar^ whkh he cou'd ne'er forfake, Hung half before, and half behind his back. He trudg'd along unknowing what h fought, And whifticd as he went, for want of thought. By chance condufted, or by thirft conftramM,...
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