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" Who in their coaches roll along the turnpikeroad, what hard work 'tis crying all day, "Knives and Scissors to grind O ! " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how you came to grind knives : Did some rich man tyrannically use you ? Was it the 'Squire? or Parson of... "
The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner - Page 72
by William Gifford - 1803
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Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin

Anti-Jacobin, George Canning, John Hookham Frere, George Ellis, William Gifford - Great Britain - 1800 - 240 pages
...what hard work 'tis crying all day " Knives and " Scissars to grind O !" " Tell me, Knife grinder, how you came to grind knives ? Did some rich man tyrannically...squire ? or parson of the parish ? Or the attorney ? c ( Have you not read the Rights of Man, byTora Paine ?) Drops of compassion tremble on my eyelids,...
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Poetry of The Anti-Jacobin [by G. Canning and others].

Anti-Jacobin The - 1801
...along the turnpike-road, what hard work 'tis crying all day, " Knives and " Scissars to grind O ! " " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how you came to grind knives...attorney ? " Was it the squire, for killing of his game ? or Covetous parson, for his tithes distraining ? Or roguish lawyer, made you lose your little...
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Poetry of The Anti-Jacobin [by G. Canning and others].

Anti-Jacobin The - 1807
...work 'tis crying all day " Knives and " Scissars to grind O!" " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives ? Did some rich man tyrannically use...attorney ? " Was it the squire, for killing of his game ! or Covetous parson, for his tithes distraining ? Or roguish lawyer, made you lose your little...
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

English poetry - 1807 - 184 pages
...work'tis crying all day ' Knives and ' Scissars to grind O !' " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives ? Did some rich man tyrannically use...'Squire ? or Parson of the parish ? Or the Attorney i " Was it the 'Squire for killing of his game ? or Covetous Parson for his tythes distraining ? Or...
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Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin

English poetry - 1813 - 240 pages
...work 'tis crying all day" Knives and " Scissars to grind O !" " Tell me, Knife grinder, how came you to grind knives ? Did some rich man tyrannically use...attorney ? Was it the squire, for killing of his game ? or Covetous parson, for his tithes distraining ? Or roguish lawyer, made you lose your little...
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The Common-place Book of Humorous Poetry: Consisting of a Choice Collection ...

English poetry - 1826 - 376 pages
...work 'tis crying all day, ' Knives and Scissors to grind, Oh !' " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives ? Did some rich man tyrannically use...attorney ? " Was it the squire for killing of his game ? or Covetous parson, for his tithes distraining ? Or roguish lawyer made you lose your little...
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A biographical memoir [by T. I. M. Forster] of the late ... George Canning ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1827
...'tis crying all day, ' Knives and ' Scissars to grind O ! ' " Tell me, Knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives? Did some rich man tyrannically use...Attorney ? . " Was it the Squire, for killing of his game? or Covetous Parson for his tithes distraining? Or roguish Lawyer, made you lose your little All...
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Atkinson's Casket, Volume 8

American literature - 1833
...hard work 'tis crying all day, Knivei and Scissors lo grind O! Tell me, knife grinder, how came you to grind knives? Did some rich man tyrannically use...the Attorney? Was it the 'Squire, for killing of his game' or Covetous Parson, for his tithes distraining? Or roguish Lawyer, made you lose your little...
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Select Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Preliminary ...

George Canning - Great Britain - 1835 - 583 pages
...day, ' Knives and Scissars to grind O !' " Tell me, knife-grinder, how came you to grind knives ? ">id some rich man tyrannically use you ; Was it the squire ? or parson of the pariah ? Or the attorney ? " Was it the squire for killing of his game ? or Covetous parson, for his...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 42

England - 1837
...work 'tis erying all day, ' Knives and Scissors to grind i ).' " Tell me, Knifegrinder, how came you to "grind knives ? Did som,e rich man tyrannically...'squire ? or parson of the parish ? Or the attorney ? " Wag it the 'squire for killing of his game ? or Covetous parson for his tithes distraining ? Or...
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