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" This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, Still walking like a ragged colt, And oft out of a bush doth bolt, Of purpose to deceive us ; And, leading us, makes us to stray, Long winters nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with... "
Tales of the Cymry: with notes illustrative and explanatory - Page 151
by James Motley - 1848 - 186 pages
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...out of a bed doth bolt, Of purpose to deceive us j And leading us makes us to stray, Long winters' nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and day, He doth with laughter leave us. It will be apparent to him that shall compare Drayton's poem with...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...a bush doth bolt, " Of purpose to deceive us; " And leading us, makes us to stray, " Long winter's nights, out of the way, " And when we stick in mire and clay, " He doth with laughter leave us." It will be apparent to him, that shall compare Drayton's poem with this play, that either one of the...
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Drayton, WArner

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...out of a bush doth bolt, Of purpose to deceive us ; And leading us, makes us to stray Long winter's nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave us. " Dear Puck," quoth he, " my wife is gone; As ere thou lov'st king Oberou, Let every thing but this...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1812 - 410 pages
...oft out of a bed doth bolt, On purpose to deceive na; And leading ns makes us to stray, Long winter's nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave ns.rt V. 1423. Y' are no such Sophi.] Alluding to the title commonly given to tlie Kings of Persia....
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Hudibras, a Poem, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1819
...out of a bed doth bolt, On purpose to deceive us ; And leading us makes us to stray, Long winter's nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave us." V. 1423. Y' are no such Soplii.] Alluding to the title commonly given to the Kings of Persia. Cantemir,...
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Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland: The shefro. The ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - Fairy tales - 1826
...Still walking like a ragged colt, And oft out of a bush doth bolt Of purpose to deceive us, And leading us makes us to stray Long winter nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire or clay Hob doth with laughter leave uV*>* The moving fire, or ignis fatuus, by which Morty was deluded,...
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The Fairy Mythology, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Fairy tales - 1828
...walking like a ragged colt, And oft out of a bush doth bolt, Of purpose to deceive us ; And leading us, makes us to stray Long winter nights out of the...in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave us. In his " Poet's Elysium" there is some beautiful Fairy poetry, which we do not recollect to have seen...
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The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition ..., Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Fairy tales - 1833
...other parallels. THE FAIRY MYTHOLOGY. GREAT BRITAIN. And leading us makes us to stray \ Long winters' nights out of the way ; And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave us. DRAYTON. GREAT BRITAIN. WE use the term Great Britain in a very limited sense, as merely inclusive...
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The Journal of civilization

Society for the Advancement of Civilization
...his " Polyolbion :" This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, Still walking like a rayyed colt, A , .. ! oft out of a bush doth bolt Of purpose to deceive...nights out of the way ; And when we stick in mire or clay, He doth with laughter leave us. The early English adventurers imported to the Irish shores...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1842
...which, in Drayton's " Nymphidia," is given to the fairy Puck : "Of purpose to deceive us : And leading us makes us to stray Long winter nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire or clay He doth with laughter leave us." Hentzner, in his " Travels in England, AD 1598," tells us,...
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