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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 Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1879 - 536 pages
...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,...Safe policy, but hateful ; So barren sands imbibe the shower, But render neither fruit nor flower, Unpleasant and ungrateful. They whisper trivial things,...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1065 pages
...or Jack* And proves, by thumping on your back, His sense of your great merit, Is sui'ha friend, that 2 0* FruadsMf. COWPER. Give me the avowed, the erect, the manly foe, Bold I call meet, — perhaps may...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...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. DR. ERASMUS DARWIN, grandfather of " Darwin," was the author of much poetry, all of which was very...
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Potter's American Monthly, Volumes 14-15

American literature - 1880
...Jack. And proves, by thump upon your back, How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend that one has need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to bear it. Curious Statistics of Marriage. — It is found that young men from fifteen to twenty years of age...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...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. Cowper, Friendshfp, 20. FAMILY. A lady with her daughters or her nieces, Shine like a guinea and seven...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 393 pages
...Jack, And proves by thumps upon 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. TO MARY— Mrs. Unwin. The twentieth year is well-nigh past Since first our sky was overcast ; Ah,...
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Pamphlets: Education. English. 1810-1906], Volume 5

1882
...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 Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...or Jack, And proves by thumping on your back His sense of your great merit. Is such a friend, that p @ ! COWPEK— (J n Friendship. ••Wal'r. my boy," ropiie.t the captain, "in the Proverbs of Solomon...
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Over the Pyrenees: a bicyclist's adventures

Alfred M. Bolton - 1883 - 153 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. Hal was very quiet during the dances, excepting occasionally a bland smile betrayed that one of the...
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Miss Daisy Dimity, by the author of 'Queenie'.

Maria Henrietta De la Cherois-Crommelin - 1883
...Tom and 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. " WE'LL have high jinks at tea," said the two Misses Smeeth, eralding the party into their house. It...
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