Poetry of The Anti-Jacobin [by G. Canning and others].

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Stran xi - Story! God bless you! I have none to tell, sir, Only last night a-drinking at the Chequers, This poor old hat and breeches, as you see, were Torn in a scuffle. "Constables came up for to take me into Custody; they took me before the justice; Justice Oldmixon put me in the parish-Stocks for a vagrant.
Stran xi - 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 came you to grind knives? Did some rich man tyrannically use you? Was it the squire? or parson of the parish? Or 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 All in a lawsuit? (Have you not read the Rights of Man, by Tom Paine?) Drops of compassion tremble...
Stran 135 - Whene'er with haggard eyes I view This dungeon that I'm rotting in, I think of those companions true Who studied with me at the U — — niversity of Gottingen, — — niversity of Gottingen.
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Stran xi - 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 in a lawsuit ? ' (Have you not read the Rights of Man, by Tom Paine ?) Drops of compassion tremble on my eyelids, Ready to fall, as soon as you have told your Pitiful story.
Stran 137 - Gottingen. — [During the last Stanza Rogero dashes his head repeatedly against the walls of his Prison ; and, finally, so hard as to produce a visible contusion. He then throws himself on the floor in an agony.
Stran 137 - There first for thee my passion grew, Sweet! sweet Matilda Pottingen! Thou wast the daughter of my tu — tor, Law Professor at the U — — niversity of Gottingen — — niversity of Gottingen.
Stran 67 - Excise and Customs, Church and Law, I've begg'd from Master ROSE ; The Garter too— but still the Blues I'll have, or I'll oppose." " Now God be with him," quoth the KING, " Sith 'twill no better be ; I trust we have within our realm Five hundred good as he.
Stran ii - MONGE describes the little children of Sparta and Athens singing the songs of Freedom, in expectation of the coming of the Great Nation. In this difficulty, we have had no choice but either to provide no poetry at all, — a shabby expedient, — or to go to the only market where it is to be had good and ready made, that of the Jacobins — an expedient full of danger, and not to be used but with the utmost caution and delicacy.
Stran 124 - And you may readily make ten Footpads, where you would not have materials nor opportunity for a single tyrannicide. " The subject of the Piece which I herewith transmit to you, is taken from common or middling life ; and its merit is that of teaching the most lofty truths in the most humble style, and deducing them from the most ordinary occurrences. Its moral is obvious and easy, and is one frequently inculcated by the German dramas which I have had the good fortune to see ; being no other than...

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