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" found, For always snails near sweetest fruit abound. I seized the vermin; home I quickly sped, And on the hearth the milk-white embers spread : Slow crawled the snail, and if I right can spell, In the soft ashes marked a curious L. Oh ! may this wondrous... "
Chambers's Pocket Miscellany - Page 4
1854
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Poems on Several Occasions: Rural sports. The fan. The shepherd's week ...

John Gay - English poetry - 1753
...milk-white embers fprcad. Slow crawl'd the fnail, and if I right can fpell, < In the foft athes mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wondrous omen lucky prove! For L is found in Lubberkin and Love. With my Jharp heel I three times mark the ground. And turn me thrice around, around, around. Two hazel-nuts...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...milk-white embers fpread. Slow crawl'd the fnail, and, if I right can fpell, In the foft afhes mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wond'rous omen lucky prove ! For L is found in Lubberkin and Love. With my fharp heel I three times mark the ground, And turn me thrice around, aronnd, around. Two hazle...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...milk-white embers fpread Slow crawl'd the fnail, and, if I right can fpell, In the foft afhes mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wond'rous omen lucky prove ! For L is found in Lubberkin and Love. With my (harp heel I three times mark the ground,. And turn me thrice around, aronnd, around. Two hazle...
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The Works of Mr. John Gay: In Four Volumes. To which is Added an Account of ...

John Gay - English poetry - 1770
...milk-white embers fpread. Slow crawl'd the fnail, and if I right can fpell, 55 In the foft afhes mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wond'rous omen lucky prove ! For L is found in Lubberkin and Love. With myjharp heel I three times mark the ground, And turn me thrice around, around, around. 60 Two...
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The Works of the English Poets: Gay

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...milk-white embers fpread. Slow crawl'd the fnail, and, if I right can fpell, 55 In the loft aflies mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wondrous omen lucky prove! For L is found is Luhherkin and Love. " With my fliarp heel I three times maik the ground, " And turn me thrice around,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 41, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...milk-white embers fpread. Blow era w I'd the fnail, and, if I right can fpell, 55 In the loft aflies mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wondrous omen lucky prove ! For L is found is Lubberkin and Love. " With my Ciarp heel I three times mai k the ground, " And turn me thrice around,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 79-80

John Bell - English poetry - 1797
...reveal; 3o Upon a goosberry bush a snail I found, For always snails near sweetest fruit abound. I seiz'd the vermin, home I quickly sped, And on the hearth the milk-white embers spread: Slow crawl'd the snail, and if I right can spell, In the soft ashes mark'da curious /.: Oh! may this wondrous...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1797
...reveal; j Upon a goosberry bush a snail I found, For always snails near sweetest fruit abound. I seiz'd the vermin, home I quickly sped, And on the hearth the milk-white embers spread: Slovvcrawl'd the snail, and if I right can spell, In the soft ashes mark'da curious L: Oh! may this...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...fignifivs tofrt ¡ncrJcr. .Vir. II. Dojfana. Ля, coDU«¿íed from the word» ,'l/ ojj dU(l ü'g tu. Oh, may this wondrous omen lucky prove ! For L is found in Lubberhin and Love. " With niy fharp heel I three timci mart^he ground, " And turn me thrice around,...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...reveal; Upon a gooseberry-bush a snail I found, For always snails near sweetest fruit abound. I seiz'd the vermin, home I quickly sped, And on the hearth the milk-white embers spr Mow crawl'd the snail, and if 1 right can spel In the soft ashes mark'da curious L: Oh! may this...
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