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" Didst thou ever see a lark in a cage ? Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking-glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of our prison. "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 33
edited by - 1851
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Specimens of English dramatic poets, who lived about the time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - 1808
...in, more contemptible ; since ours is to preserve earthworms. Didst thou ever see a lark in a cage ? Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass ; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking glass, only gives us a miserable knowr ledge of the small compass of...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, who Lived about the Time of Shakspeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1813 - 484 pages
...in, more contemptible ; since ours is to preserve earthworms. Didst thou ever see a lark in a cage ? Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass ; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 7

Books - 1823
...more contemptible : since ours is to preserve earth-worms : didst thou never see a lark in a cage ? such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass, and the heaven o'er our heads, like her lookingglass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 7

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1823
...in; more contemptible: since ours is to preserve earth-worms : didst thou never see a lark in a cage? such is the soul in the body: this world is like her little turf of grass, and the heaven o'er our heads, like her lookingglass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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The retrospective review, Volume 7

1823
...more contemptible : since ours is to preserve earth-worms : didst thou never see a lark in a cage ? such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass, and the heaven o'er our heads, like her lookingglass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...; more contemptible, since ours is to preserve earth-worms. Didst thou everf see a lark in a cage? such is the soul in the body: this world is like her little turf of grass, and the heaven o'er our heads, like her looking-glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 1

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...; more contemptible, since ours is to preserve earth-worms. Didst thou everf see a lark in a cage? such is the soul in the body: this world is like her little turf of grass, and the heaven o'er our heads, like her looking-glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets: Who Lived about the Time of ..., Volume 1

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1844
...more contemptible ; since ours is to preserve earthworms. Didst thou ever see a lark in a cage ''. Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass ; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of Shakespeare ...

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1845 - 466 pages
...in, more contemptible ; since ours is to preserve earth-worms. Didst thou ever see a lark in a cage ? Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass ; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking-glass, only gives us a miserable knowledge of the small compass of...
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Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who Lived about the Time of ..., Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - English drama - 1845
...? Such is the soul in the body : this world is like her little turf of grass ; and the heaven o'er our heads like her looking-glass, only gives us a...miserable knowledge of the small compass of our prison. Ditch. Am not I thy duchess ? Bos. Thou art some great woman sure, for riot begins to sit on thy forehead...
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