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" Busy, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me and drink as I; Freely welcome to my cup, Couldst thou sip and sip it up: Make the most of life you may, Life is short and wears away. Both alike are mine and thine Hastening quick to their decline: Thine's a... "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Page 19
1819
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St Cecilia: Or, the British Songster. A New and Select Collection of the ...

Ballads, English - 1782 - 324 pages
...us aa jovial be as they Amang the birks or invermay. S 0 AT G 259. j J3 USY, curious, thirlty fty, Drink with me, and drink as I, Freely welcome to my cup, Could'ft thou fip, and fip it up : Make the moft of life you may ;. Life is fhort, and wears away....
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...freedom's charms beguil'd, He reigns iecure the monarch of the wild.—Idem. FLY. BUSY, curious, thirfty fly, Drink with me, and drink as I: Freely welcome to my cup, Couldft thou lip, and fip it up. Make the mcft of life you may, Life is fhort, and wears away. Both...
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An Epitome of Mr. Forsyth's Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit ...

William Forsyth - Fruit trees - 1804 - 186 pages
...his share of the most exquisite pine-apple cheese — nor the purest, most excellent Madeira wine. " Busy, curious, thirsty fly, " Drink with me, and drink...welcome to my cup, " Could'st thou sip — and sip it up ! " The grudgings, indeed, of certain selfish people, would withhold food from animals that in themselves...
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An Epitome of Mr. Forsyth's Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit ...

William Forsyth - Fruit-culture - 1804 - 186 pages
...his share of the most exquisite pine-apple che-ese—nor the purest, most excellent Madeira wine. " Busy, curious, thirsty fly, " Drink with me, and drink...as I; " Freely welcome to my cup, " Could'st thou sip—and sip it up ! " The grudgings, indeed, of certain selfish people, would withhold food from...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...nod, My lips shall incessantly praise, My soul shall be wrapt in my God ! ORATORIO OF ABEL. THE FLY, BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...short, and wears aw"ay. Both alike are mine and thine, Hast'ning quick to their decline : Thine's a summer, mine's no more Though repeated to threescore ;...
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The poetical works of Vincent Bourne, consisting of originals and ..., Volume 1

Vincent Bourne - 1808
...raptures as these; Tb,e current of fppdness still flows, Which decrepit oM age cannot freeze. THE FLY. I. BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, 'and drink...most of life you may, Life is short, and wears away. II. Both alike, both thine and mine, Hasten quick to their decline ; Thine's a summer, mine's no more,...
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The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne, M.A.: Consisting of ..., Volumes 1-2

Vincent Bourne - English poetry - 1808 - 194 pages
...these; The current of fondness still flows, Which decrepit old age cannot freeze. THE FLY. I. JjUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink as...most of life you may, Life is short, and wears away. II. Both alike, both thine and mine, Hasten quick to their decline ; Thine's a summer, mine's no more,...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
...senecte Frigora, perpetuo gaudia fonte fluunt. THE FLY. BUSY, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, aud drink as I Freely welcome to my cup, Could'st thou sip and sip it up ; Make the moft of life you may, Life is short, and wears away. Both alike, both thine and mine, H si en quick...
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Vocal Poetry: Or, A Select Collection of English Songs. To which is Prefixed ...

John Aikin - Ballads, English - 1810 - 249 pages
...day Drives us from our sport and p What have we with day to do ? Sons of care! 'twas made for ypji. BUSY, curious, thirsty Fly! Drink with me, and drink...most of life you may, Life is short, and wears away. DALTON. Both 6oth alike are mine and thine Hastening quick to their decline t Thine's a summer—mine...
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Essay on the Principles of Translation

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - Translating and interpreting - 1813 - 436 pages
...tarda moratur opus, though likewise consonant to the sentiment of the original, has no propriety * Busy, curious, thirsty fly, Drink with me, and drink...may ; Life is short, and wears away ; Both alike, both thine and mine, Hasten quick to their decline ; Thine's a summer, mine's no more, Though repeated...
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