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" I know, cries Death, that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don't be captious, friend, at least; I little thought you'd still be able To stump about your farm and stable; Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy though of your... "
Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) - Page 166
by Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ...

1805 - 592 pages
...Death, " that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don't be captious; friend, at least : I little thought you'd still be able To stump about your farm and stable 5 Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold,'' says...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 278 pages
...don't be captious, friend, at least: I little thought yon'd still be able To stump about your fan.! and stable; Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold," says the farmer, "not so fast, I have been lame this four years...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...welcome guest; But don't be captious, friend at least: 1 little thought you'd still be able To Stuni|> about your farm and stable ; Your years have run to a great length ; I wish von joy, though, of your strength !' ' Hold,' says the farmer, ' not so fast! I have been lame these...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...Death, " that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest : But don't be captious, friend, at least : I little thought you'd still be able To stump about...years have run to a great length, I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold," says the fanner, " not so fast, I have been lame this four years...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...best, I seldom am a welcome guest ; But don't be captious, friend, at least : I little thought you 'd still be able To stump about your farm and stable...years have run to a great length : I wish you joy, though, of your strength!" u Hold," says the farmer, " not $o fast ! . I have been lame these four...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 520 pages
...that at the best, " I seldom am a welcome guest ; " But don't be captious, friend, at least : " I little thought you'd still be able " To stump about...years have run to a great length- : " I wish you joy, though, of your strength !" " Hold," says the farmer, " not so fast ! ' I have been lame these...
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One Hundred Fables in verse; by various authors. Selected and revised by J ...

One hundred fables, James PLUMPTRE - 1825 - 306 pages
...that, at the best, " ' I seldom am a welcome guest ; ' But don't be captious, friend, at least. ' I little thought you'd still be able ' To stump about...these four years past.' ' And no great wonder,' Death reph'es, ' However you still keep your eyes, ' And, sure, to see one's loves and friends ' For legs...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 320 pages
...Death, " that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don't be captious, friend, at least: I little thought you'd still be able To stump about...years have run to a great length: I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold !" says the farmer, " not so fast: I have been lame these four years...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - 1828 - 310 pages
...cries Death, that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don't be captious, friend at least: ' I little thought you'd still be able To stump about...and stable ; Your years have run to a great length; v I wish you joy, tho' of your strength! Hold, says the farmer, not so fast! I have been lame these...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 290 pages
..." that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest ; But don't be captious, friend, at least: " I little thought you'd still be able To stump about...years have run to a great length : I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold !" says the farmer, " not so fast : I have been lame these four years...
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