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" The sun had long since, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn... "
The Historical, biographical, literary, and scientific magazine, conducted ... - Page 240
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Hudibras: Pome, Volume 2

Samuel Butler, John Towneley, Pierre-Henri Larcher - 1757 - 365 pages
...Faith ; Each ftri-ving to make good his own , As ly the Sequel fh nil befhown. The Sun had long ftne e in the Lap Of Thetis taken out his Nap , And like a Lobftcr botl'd , the Morn From Black to Red began to tara. When Hudibras 3 whom Thoughts ana Akin g...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 3

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1762
...manfully, and urging; - ....;, Not flow approaches, like a virgin. Canto I. The fun had long fince in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Part 2. canto 2. Books, like men, their authors,...
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Elements of Criticism: Volume I [-II].

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1765
...entering manfully, and urging ; Not flow approaches, like a virgin. C*nt i . The fun had long fince in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobfter bofl'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Part 2. canto 2. Books, like men, their authors,...
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Elements of Criticism..

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1772
...entering manfully, and urging ; Not flow approaches, like a viigin. , Cante I. The fun had long fmce in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Part 2. cantt z. Books, like men, their authors,...
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Hudibras, in Three Parts: Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1774 - 476 pages
...faith, Each ftriving to make good his own, As by the fequel (hall be (hown. The fun had long fince, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And like a lobfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn ; When Hudibras, whom thoughts and itking,...
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - Classical education - 1776 - 555 pages
...poflefled of that very turn of fancy which produced the drollery in queftion. * The fun had long fince in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. " "Ch. I. LUDICROUS COMPOSITION* 337 " But...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1777 - 313 pages
...lively fenfe of pleafure. This we may perceive in the following lines of Butler : The fun had long fince in the lap] Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. HUD. Part II. Cant. II. Ver. 29. This effect...
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Essays: On Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind; on Laughter, and ...

James Beattie - Classical education - 1779 - 515 pages
...that the laugh arifes from our " fuppofing the author to aflume for a moment * The fun had long fince in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobfter hoil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. c^ the character of one who, from his ignorance...
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An Essay on Taste: To which is Now Added Part Fourth, of the Standard of ...

Alexander Gerard - Aesthetics - 1780 - 284 pages
...whets valour fharp, like beer By thunder turn'd to vinegar. Cant. i. ver. 107. The fun had long fince in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And like a labfter boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Part 2. cant. 2. ver. 2^. My Galligalkins...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...faith; Each ftriving to make good his own, As by the fequcl fhall be fhewtr. The fun had long fince, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And like a fobftcr bpil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn ; When Hudibras, whom thoughts and aking 'Twutt...
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