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" Hie away to the house on the brow, Gaffer Gray; And knock at the jolly priest's door. 'The priest often preaches Against worldly riches, But ne'er gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day! "
The adventures of Hugh Trevor - Page 140
by Thomas Holcroft - 1794
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Annual Register, Volume 36

History - 1806
...-. The lawyer lives under the hill, GaSW Gray ; Warmly fenc'd both in back and in front. " He wiil fasten his locks, And will threaten the stocks, Should he ever more ftnd me in want, Well-a-day !" The 'squire has fat beeves and brown ale, Gaffer Gray ; And the season...
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Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft, Volume 2

Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
...gives a mite to the poor, ' Well-a-day !' The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffar-Gray ; Warmly fenc'd both in back and in front. ' He will fasten his locks,...Should he ever more find me in want, Well-a-day !' The 'Squire has fat beeves and brown ale, Gaffar-Gray ; And the season will welcome you there. '...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 22

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint - American periodicals - 1843
...under the hill, Gaffiar-Gray : Warmly fenced both In back and in front. ' He will fasten his locks, Ami will threaten the stocks, Should he ever more find me in want Well-a-day !' The squire has fat beeves and brown ala, Gaffer-Gray ; And the reason will welcome you there. And...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day!" " The lawyer lives under the hill, * Gaffer Gray, Warmly fenced both in back and in front." " He will fasten his locks,...Should he ever more find me in want, Well-a-day!" " The squire has fat beeves and brown ale Gaffer Gray, And the season will welcome you there." "His...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day!" The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffer Gray, Warmly fenced both in back and in front. " He will fasten his locks, And will threaten the stocks, Should he evermore find me in want, Well-a-day!" The squire has fat beeyes and brown ale, Gaffer Gray, And the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day !" " The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffer Gray, Warmly fenced both in back and in front." " He will fasten his locks,...Should he ever more find me in want, Well-a-day!" " The squire has fat beeves and brown ale, Gaffer Gray, And the season will welcome you there." " His...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858
...gives a mite to the poor. Well-a-day !" " The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffer Grey? Warmly fenced both in back and in front." " He will fasten his locks, And will threaten the stocks, Should he evermore find me in want. Well-iwlay !" "The squire has fat beeves and brown ale, Gaffer Grey, And...
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Physiology of education: mental, moral, and social facts

William Moore Wooler - 1860
...gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day !" " The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffer Gray ! Warmly fenc'd both in back and in front." " He will fasten his locks,...stocks, Should he ever more find me in want, Well-a-day !" whole, but inextricably bound, and meshed, and netted with others. There is also and specially about...
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Essays, tales, &c

William Dawbarn - 1862
...but he " ne'er gives a mite to the " poor." He is next told to ask a lawyer, but Gaffer Gray says, " He will fasten his locks, And will threaten the stocks, Should he ever more find me in want." And in an evil case his poor friend had to tell him, " My keg is but low, I confess, Gaffer Gray. What,...
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The lady's reader: with rules for a good style of reading aloud

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day!" " The lawyer lives under the hill, Gaffer Gray ; Warmly fenced both in back and in front." " He will fasten his locks And threaten the stocks, Should he ever more find me in want ; Well-a-day ! " " The squire has fat beeves...
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