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Oxford University Press, 1919
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Page 319 - Heigh-ho ! sing, heigh-ho ! unto the green holly : Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly : Then, heigh-ho, the holly ! This life is most jolly. Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky, That dost not bite so nigh As benefits forgot : Though thou the waters warp, Thy sting is not so sharp As friend remember'd not.
Page 148 - Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: and ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.
Page 46 - I wish you a merry Christmas, And a happy New Year ; A pocket full of money , And a cellar full of beer; And a good fat pig, To serve you all the year.
Page 16 - He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who dares not put it to the touch To gain or lose it all.
Page 5 - It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood : Stones have been known to move, and trees to speak ; Augurs, and understood relations, have By magot-pies,* and choughs, and rooks, brought forth The secret'st man of blood.
Page 228 - Her honour, which she calls her chastity, And bring it into expense, for honesty Is like a stock of money laid to sleep, Which ne'er so little broke does never keep.
Page 83 - ... not intimately acquainted with her. This made him very popular, always speaking kindly to the husband, brother, or father, who was to boot very welcome to his house whenever he came. There he found beef pudding and small beer...
Page 55 - I begged him to make no apology, and added (as he certainly had shown no violent hurry), ' Your Lordship was exactly like Tom Thumb* (which was then being acted) — 'you did your duty, and you did no more.
Page 215 - Divi Britannici, being a Remark upon the Lives of all the Kings of this Isle, from the year of the world 2855, unto the year of grace 1660, fol.
Page 110 - I must however observe to you upon this subject, that it is usual for a young tradesman, at his first setting up, to add to his own sign that of the master whom he served ; as the husband, after marriage, gives a place to his mistress's arms in his own coat.

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