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" I have found out a gift for my fair; I have found where the wood-pigeons breed; But let me that plunder forbear, She will say 'twas a barbarous deed... "
Preface. A historical essay on the origin and progress of national song ... - Page 57
1783
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 26

1764
...bird íhall harmonioully join In a concert fo foft and fo clear, As fhe may not be fond to rcfign. I have found out a gift for my' fair ; I have found where the wood-pigroe But let me that plunder forbear; (breed : She will fay 'twas a barbarous deed. For he ne'er...
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 20

1751
...of contentment and eafe, Where I could have pleafjutU ftray'd, If ought in her abfence could pkafe. I have found out a gift for my fair, I have found where the wood-pigeon* / , breed ; But then if T rob them, I fear, She might fay 'twas a barbarous deed ; For...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...bird fhall harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fo clear, As fhe may not be fond to refign. V. 1 have found out a gift for my fair; I have found where...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758
...bird mall harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fb clear, As me may not be fond to refign. V. 1 have found out a gift for my fair ; I have found where...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758
...harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fo clear, As fhe may not be fond to refign. V. 1 have found put a gift for my fair ; I have found where the wood-pigeons...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq;: I. Elegies on ...

William Shenstone - 1764 - 345 pages
...ftrains of wild melody flow ? How the nightingales warble their loves From thickets of rofes that blow! And when, her bright form fhall appear, Each bird...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Sy,ch tendernefs...
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The Works, in Verse and Prose

William Shenstone - 1764
...their loves From thickets of rofes that blow ! And when her bright form mall appear, Each bird mall harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fo clear,...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, Volume 1

William Shenstone - 1764
...their loves From thickets of rofes that blow! And when her bright form mall appear, Each bird mall harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fo clear,...'twas a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, me aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq;: I. Elegies on ...

William Shenstone - 1764 - 399 pages
...their loves From thickets of rofes that blow! And when her bright form fhall appear, Each bird mall harmonioufly join In a concert fo foft and fo clear,...have found where the wood-pigeons breed : But let rne that plunder forbear, She will fay 'twas a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd,...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq;: I. Elegies on ...

William Shenstone - 1764 - 399 pages
...concert fo foft and fo clear, As fhe may not be fond to refign. I have found out a gift for my fair ; 1 have found where the wood-pigeons breed : But let...a barbarous deed. For he ne'er could be true, fhe aver'd, Who could rob a poor bird of its young : And I lov'd her the more, when I heard Such tendernefs...
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