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" Islington there was a man, Of whom the world might say, That still a godly race he ran, Whene'er he went to pray. A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. And in that town a... "
The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ... - Page 96
by William Collins - 1854 - 166 pages
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The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ...

Humorous recitations - 1853 - 408 pages
...he had, To comfort friends and foes ; The naked every day he clad, — When he put on his clothes. And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there...neighbors ran, And swore the dog had lost his wits, The wound it seem'd both sore and sad To every Christian eye ; And while they swore the dog was mad,...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, including a variety ..., Volume 3

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853
...friends and foes ; The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. THE VICAR OP WAKEFIELD. And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there...ends, Went mad, and bit the man. Around from all the neighb'ring streets The wond'ring neighbors ran, And swore the dog had lost his wits, To bite so good...
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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay

Jean Kerr - Authors, American - 1946 - 135 pages
...heart he had. To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there...friends; But when a pique began, The dog, to gain his private ends, Went mad and bit the man. Around from all the neighborPIERRE [into telephone} Hello,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...skinful. (1. 10 — 14) AnIL; FaBoCh; OBMV; PoRA Godolphin POETRY QUOTATIONS The Vicar of Wakefield 7 This dog and man at first were friends; But when a...gain some private ends, Went mad and bit the man. 6 But soon a wonder came to light, That showed the rogues they lied: The man recover'd of the bite,...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. 1684 'Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog' The dog, to gain some private ends. Went mad and bit the man. 1685 'Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog' The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. 1686...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Dog' The naked every day he clad. When he put on his clothes. 4 164 'Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog' come much more the better For being a little bad. 10386 The M 4 1 65 'Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog' The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. 4166...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. And in that town a dog was found, As many dogs there...the man. Around from all the neighboring streets The wond'ring neighbors ran, And swore the dog had lost its wits, To bite so good a man. The wound it seem'd...
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Return of the Mountain Man

William W. Johnstone - Fiction - 2000 - 192 pages
...Let me think for a moment." "And I don't reckon it has to rhyme," Matt said. Audie smiled. He said, " 'And in that town a dog was found. As many dogs there...mongrel, puppy, whelp, and hound, And curs of low degree. The dog, to gain some private ends, Went mad, and bit the man. The man recovered of the bite, The dog...
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Arizona Laws 101: A Handbook for Non-lawyers

Donald A. Loose - Law - 2005 - 309 pages
...coverage for the home; a business policy will contain this coverage for business premises. 71 Dog Bites "The dog, to gain some private ends, went mad and bit the man. "—Oliver Goldsmith Pet ownership is on the rise. Every year, unfortunately, our "best friends" bite...
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Past and Present

Thomas Carlyle, Joel J. Brattin, D.J. Trela - History - 2005 - 843 pages
...1845, thus adding the idea of political conniving to the idea of religious enthusiasm. Mad Dog" (1766): "The dog, to gain some private ends, /Went mad, and bit the man" (19-20). 238.1 1. 'Bible of Universal History': See "Count Cagliostro": "The grand sacred Epos, or...
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