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" My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. "But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face; And stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case. "
Poems - Page 267
by William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - 1785
...behind, "' A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. " He held them up¿ and in hïs turn Thus fhow'd his ready wit— ' My head is twice...fit. " But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs about your face : And flop and eat— for well you may Be in a hungry cafe.' *' Said John, • It is...
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The Life of John Gilpin,: Taken from Divers Manuscripts in the Possession of ...

William Cowper - 1785 - 140 pages
...not much the worfe for wear : Each comely in its kind. He held them up; and, in his turn Thus fhew'd his ready wit— .* My head is twice as big as yours,...•-« 'But let me fcrape the dirt away « That hangs about your face ; * And flop and eat— for well you may « Be in a hungry cafe !" -Said John—' It...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - 1785 - 276 pages
...not much the worfe for wear : Each comely in its kind. He held them up ; and, in his turn Thus fhew'd his ready wit — '' My head is twice as big as yours, " They therefore needs muft fit. •• But " But let me fcrape the dirt away " That hangs about your face ; " And flop and eat — for well you...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...behind, A hat not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and in his turii Thus fhow'd his ready wit, —My head is twice as...fcrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face; And flop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry cafe. Said John— It is my wedding-day, And all the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...kind. He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face ; And flop and cat, for well you may Be in a hungry cafe. Said John, It is my wedding-day, And all the world...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
...wear ' . Each comely in its He held them up ;.and, in his turn, Thus Ihow'd his ready wit — *"Mlr head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit. But let me fcr*pe the dirt away That hangs about your face ; And flop and eat — for well you may: Be in a -hungry...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...He held them up, and, in his turn, Thus fhow'd his ready wit — My head is twice as big as your's, They therefore needs muft fit. But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face; And Hop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry cafe. Said John — It is my wedding-day, And all the...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...not much the worfe for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus fliew'd his ready wit : My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs muft fit. But [ *5 3 But let rile ftrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face ; And flop and cat, for well you...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...not much the worfc for wear, Each comely in its kind. He held them up, and in his tur« Thus Ihcw'd his ready wit: My head is twice as big as yours, They...muft fit. But let me fcrape the dirt away That hangs upen your face; And flop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry cafe. Said John, It is my wedding...
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The Children's Miscellany: In which is Included The History of Little Jack ...

1797 - 325 pages
...wear, Each comely in its kind. . -. • He held them up, and, in his turn, ' .. • ',• Thus fhew'd his ready wit— " My head is twice as big as yours,...the dirt away ** That hangs upon your face ; " And flop and eat — for well you may . ' .* Bs in a hungry cafe! , ., L*' » K 2 Said i Said John- —...
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