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" Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. "
History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry - Page 418
by Jonathan Swift - 1801
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Miscellanies. In Four Volumes, Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 314 pages
...Wrapt round and fanftify'd with Sbakefpear's Name. Pretty, in Amber to obferve the Forms Q[ Hairs, 6r Straws, or Dirt, or Grubs, or Worms: The Thing, we know, is neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the Devil it got there. ARE others angry ? I excufe them too, Well may they rage ; I...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Accurately Revised in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754 - 336 pages
...amber to obferve the forms Of Jiairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or <.:/OK , J 5 The/&#, we know, is neither rich nor rare; And wonder how the devil it got there. Are others angry? I excufe them too : Well may they rage; I give them but theirdue. Each man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 6

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754 - 354 pages
...hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The The thing, we know, is neither rich nor rare j. And wonder how the devil it got there. Are others angry? I excufe them too : Well may they rage; I give them but theirdueEach man's true merit 'tis not hard to...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757 - 440 pages
...! 20 VOL. VI. K f This and the four following poems were wrote by Mr Pop*. no FRAGMENT OF A SATIRE. The thing we know, is neither rich nor rare ; And...wonder how the devil it got there, ARE others angry ? I excufe them too : Well may they rage ; I give them but their due. Each man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ...

Jonathan Swift - 1768 - 338 pages
...Of hairs, or ftraws> or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The Thething, we know, is neither rich nor rare j And wonder how the devil it got there. Are others angry? I excufe them too: Well may they ragej I gave them but their due;. Each man's true merit 'tis nothard...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784 - 422 pages
...namePretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! 20 The tiling, we know, is neither rich nor rare ; And wonder how the devil it got there. Are others angry? I excufe them too: Well may they rage ; I give them but their due. Each man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796 - 500 pages
...syllables, 166 Ev'n such small critics some regard may claim, Preserv'd in ML! ton's, or in Shakespeare's name. Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, .or straws, or dirt, o,r grubs, or >verms! 170 The things, we know, are neither rich nor tare, But wonder how the devil they got there....
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Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal

1797 - 614 pages
...a version, just sinking into the gulph of perpetual oblivion. t * See Longmus de Sub. sect, nit.' ' Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. * As I have occasionally...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803 - 434 pages
...there- was still an Additional cause Who thinks he reads when he but scans and spells; A word catcher that lives on syllables. Yet e'en this creature may...forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms I The thing, we know, is neither rich nor rare; A ad wonder how the devil it got there. Are others...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 190 pages
...syllables, 166 Ev'n such small critics some regard may claim, Preserv'd in Milton's or in Shakespeare's name. Pretty in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! 170 The things, we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were...
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