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The Miscellaneous Poems of Thomas Hood: Containing Lamia, the Epping Hunt ...
Thomas Hood,Epes Sargent
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APOLLONIUS better bill bone bring brother Burn cold comes course CURIO dear death Doctor DOMUS door drink drop ears eyes face fall fate feel friends give gone green half hand happy hard head hear heard heart hold hope horse hunt It's Jack John keep kind lady LAMIA learned leave light live look Lord LYCIUS master mean MERCUTIUS mind Miss morning never night nine once pass PICUS poems poor rose round seemed seen short soon sort stand sure sweet talk tell thee There's thing thou thought Till took town true turned Twelve volume walk whole wish young
Seite 181 - Johnson " proved a " Walker." While studying o'er the fire one day My " Hobbes " amidst the smoke, They bore my " Colman " clean away, And carried off my " Coke." They picked my " Locke," to me far more Than Bramah's patent worth, And now my losses I deplore, Without a " Home " on earth. If once a book you let them lift, Another they conceal, For though I caught them stealing " Swift," As swiftly went my
Seite 191 - I would have thee know, friend, (addressing himself to Adams), I shall not learn my duty from such as thee. I know what charity is, better than to give to vagabonds.
Seite 176 - There are a sort of men, whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, ' I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark!
Seite 161 - I REALLY take it very kind, This visit, Mrs. Skinner ! I have not seen you such an age — (The wretch has come to dinner !) " Your daughters, too, what loves of girls — What heads for painters...
Seite 347 - To cheer their babes and spouses; While you and I, Bill, on the deck Are comfortably lying, My eyes! what tiles and chimney-pots About their heads are flying!
Seite 347 - I've a notion, For our good luck, in such a storm, To be upon the ocean!
Seite 181 - How hard, when those who do not wish To lend, that's lose, their books, Are snared by anglers — folks that fish With literary hooks; Who call and take some favourite tome, But never read it through; — They thus complete their set at home, By making one at you.
Seite 347 - One night came on a hurricane, The sea was mountains rolling, When Barney Buntline turned his quid, And said to Billy Bowling: "A strong nor-wester's blowing, Bill: Hark! Don't ye hear it roar now? Lord help 'em! How I pities all Unhappy folks on shore now!
Seite 185 - I HATE the very name of box ; It fills me full of fears ; It minds me of the woes I've felt Since I was young in years. They sent me to a Yorkshire school, Where I had many knocks ; For there my schoolmates box'd my ears, Because I couldn't box. I...