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" Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew, Twelve years complete he suffered in exile, And kept his father's asses all the while... "
Satires of Andrew Marvell - Page 66
by Andrew Marvell - 1892 - 244 pages
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Poems on Affairs of State from the Time of Oliver Cromwell to the Abdication ...

1703
...pleat he fu tiered in Exile* And kept hb Fathers Affes all the while. At length by wonderful impulfe of Fate, The People call him home to help the State $ And what is more, they fend him Money coo, And clothe him all from Head to Foot, anew, Nor did he fuch fmnll Favours then...
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Monarchy - 1805
...the British Museum, f* If he make the good and firos/ifrity ofhi» fieo/ile his glory ;) Of a tall stature and of sable hue Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ; Twelve years compleat he suffer'd in exile, And kept his father's asses all the while* At length by wonderful impulse...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1808
...member of the Convention Parliament, alludes to these resolutions in the following lines : " Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ; Twelve years complent he suflW'd in exile, And kept his father's asses all the while. At length, by wonderful impulse...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 4

William Harris - 1814
...and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ; Twelve years compleat he suffer'd iu exile, And kept his father's asses all the while....At length, by wonderful impulse of fate, The people call'd him home to help the state. And, what is more, they send him money too j And clonth him all,...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 4

William Harris - 1814
...kingly office b. So that the satyrist adhered pretty much to truth, in thp lines following; " Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ; Twelve years compleat he suffer'd in exile. And kept his father's asses all the while. At length, by wonderful impulse...
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The Drama, Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine, Volume 4

Theater - 1823
...somewhat acquainted with the dimensions of his qualifications. " I required, then, a man ' Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew.' A man of whom it might be said, ' There's something in his soul O'er which his melancholy sits and...
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The retrospective review, Volume 7

1823
...habits, with a brief description of his person, may not be unacceptable to the reader. " Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty grew," — sings Andrew Marvell in doggrel rhyme ; and what is wanting to complete the picture is supplied...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...habits, with a brief description of his person, may not be unacceptable to the reader. " Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty grew," — sings Andrew Marvell in doggrel rhyme ; and what is wanting to complete the picture is supplied...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 1

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...Comedy. Andrew Marvell wrote a Historical Poem, in which he says of Charles the 2d — " Of a tall stature, and of sable hue ; " Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ; " Twelve years compleat he suffered in exile, " And kept his Father's Asses all the while.* " At length, by wonderful...
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Memoirs of John Bannister, Comedian, Volume 1

John Adolphus - Actors - 1839
...person, powers, or defects is left unscandalized. The author required, he says, " a man ' Of a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew ;' ' A man of whom it might be said, ' There 's something in his soul, O'er which his melancholy sits...
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