The Works of the Right Honourable John Hookham Frere in Verse and Prose...: Original Works and minor Translations

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B.M.Pickering, 1874
 

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Stran 60 - 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 Parish? Or the Attorney? Was it the 'Squire, for killing of his game? or Covetous Parson, for his tithes distraining?
Stran 61 - Weary knife-grinder! little think the proud ones Who in their coaches roll along the turnpikeRoad, what hard work 'tis crying all day, "Knives and Scissors to grind O!
Stran 423 - For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest...
Stran 222 - They served up salmon, venison, and wild boars By hundreds, and by dozens, and by scores, ** Hogsheads of honey, kilderkins of mustard, Muttons, and fatted beeves, and bacon swine ; Herons and bitterns, peacock, swan and bustard, Teal, mallard, pigeons, widgeons, and in fine...
Stran 158 - Industrious skill, contented labour, smile ; Far seas are studded with thy countless sails ; What wind but wafts them, and what shore but hails ? True, thou art brave ! — o'er all the busy land In patriot ranks embattled myriads stand ; Thy foes behold with impotent amaze, And drop the lifted weapon as they gaze. But what avails to guard each outward part, If subtlest poison, circling at thy heart, Spite of thy courage, of thy...
Stran 128 - This faded form ! this pallid hue ! ; This blood my veins is clotting in, My years are many — They were few When first I enter'd at the U — — NIVERSITY of Gottingen — — NIVERSITY of Gottingen.
Stran 329 - And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem ; and Jesus went before them : and they were amazed ; and as they followed, they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him...
Stran 150 - Th' aspiring thought, and cramp th' expansive soul ? Shall one half-peopled Island's rocky round A love, that glows for all creation, bound ? And social charities contract the plan Framed for thy freedom, UNIVERSAL MAN ! No — through th...
Stran 58 - PRENTICES TO DEATH, AND HID THEM IN THE COAL-HOLE. For her mind Shaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes ! Such as Lycurgus taught, when at the shrine Of the Orthyan goddess he bade flog The little Spartans ; such as erst chastised Our Milton, when at college. For this act Did Brownrigg swing. Harsh laws ! But time shall come, When France shall reign, and laws be all repeal'd ! CANNING AND FRERE.
Stran 107 - So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourn, glides The Derby dilly, carrying Three INSIDES. One in each corner sits, and lolls at ease, With folded arms, propt back, and outstretched knees, While the...

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