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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ... - Page 106
by Alexander Pope - 1846
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The Antiquities of Gainford, in the County of Durham: Comprising the ...

John Richard Walbran - Barnard Castle (England) - 1846 - 154 pages
...her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifie with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the squire." Thus much for fancy. The sad realities of the match were twelve children, nine of whom survived their...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1847
...three hours a day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, 15 To muse, and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the squire ; 20 Up to her godly garret after sev'n, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n. Some...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...To part her time 'twtxt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea ; Or o'er cold colfce trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the squire; Vp to her godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that *s the way to heaven Some 'squire,...
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Table Traits: With Something on Them

Dr. Doran (John) - Diet - 1854 - 547 pages
...the country — " To part her time 'twixt reading and Bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea ; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon." At the same period, the more fortunate belles who remained in town made of tea a means for other ends...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 11

American literature - 1855
...into the country " To part her time 'twixt reading and Bohea, To muse and spill her solitary* tea ; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon. Count the slow clock, and diue exact at noon." Dr. Young says of another : "Her two red lips affected zephyrs blow. To cool the...
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Table Traits with Something on Them

Dr. Doran (John) - Dinners and dining - 1855 - 489 pages
...the country — " To part her time 'twixt reading and Bohen, To muse, and spill her solitary tea ; Or o•er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and diue exact at noon.•' At the same period, the fortunate belles who remained in town made of tea a...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...three hours a-day : To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the 'squire ; 20 Tip to her godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that 'a the way to heaven. Some...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...three hours a-day : To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea; Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the 'squire ; 20 Up to her godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that 's the way to heaven. Some...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...a-day; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er coid coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the slow clock, and dine exact at noon; ZHvert her eyes with pictures in the fire, Hum half a tune, tell stories to the squire; Up to her godly...
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The Life of Alexander Pope: Including Extracts from His Correspondence

Robert Carruthers - Poets, English - 1857 - 490 pages
...three hours a-day ; To part her time 'twixt reading and bohea, To muse, and spill her solitary tea, Or o'er cold coffee trifle with the spoon, Count the...godly garret after seven, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n." A graphic sketch, quite dramatic in its contrasts, but one not likely to...
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