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" The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, .  "
Poems - Page 111
by William Cowper - 1826
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 7

1810
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back, How he esteems your merit; Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, To pardon or to bear it." THE MOWTTILY MIRROIt. 195 serration of mankind, direct him in the choice of the best means of effecting...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners, with Strictures ..., Volume 12

1801
...and polite, The same *-e practis'd at first sight, Must save it from declension. > Some act upon thii prudent plan, " Say little, and hear all you can," Safe policy, but hateful— So barren sandt imbibe the slwv'r, But render neither fruit nor flow'r, Unpleasant and ungrateful. Pursue the...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - Songs, English - 1811 - 472 pages
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to bear it. 10 Sonic act upon this prudent plan, " Say little and hear all you can." Safe policy but hateful —...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back. How he efteems your merit, Is fuch a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, To pardon or to bear it. As fimilarity of mi•nd, Or fomething not to be defin'd, Firft fixes our attention ; So manners decent...
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Poems,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...Tom or Jack, And proves hy thumps upon your hack How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to hear it. As similarity of mind, Or something not to he defined, First fixes our attention ; So mauners...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, . To pardon or to bear it. As similarity of mind, Or something not to be defined, First fixes our attention ; So manners decent...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, To pardon or to bear it. As similarity of mind, Or something not to be defined, First fixes our attention ; So manners decent...
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Poems

William Cowper - Digital images - 1820 - 24 pages
...polite, The same we practised at first sight, 'Must save it from declension. Some act upon this prndent plan, * Say little, and hear all you can.' Safe policy, but hateful — ,So barren sands imbibe the shower, But render neither frnit nor flower, Unpleasant and ungrateful. The man T trust, if shy to...
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Conversation; or, Shades of difference

Heron - 1821
...or Jack, And proves, by thumping on your back, His sense of your great merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, To pardon or to bear it." " Oh! I see, by your unwonted jocularity, my dear Howard, that — ' your bosom's lord sits lightly...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to bear it. As similarity of mind, Or something not to be defined, First fixes our attention ; So manners decent...
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