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" I'll example you with thievery: The sun's a thief, and with his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun: The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears: the earth's... "
Dick Turpin - Page 109
by Henry Downes Miles - 1840 - 323 pages
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea; the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun ; The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...; the earth's a thief, That feeds and breeds by a comjxjsture stolen From gen'ral excrement : each thing's a thief ; The laws, your curb and whip, in...
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Lieder, Volume 1

Anacreon - 1816
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea: the moon's an arraut thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun; The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears; the earth a thief, That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen From general excrement: each Thing's a...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1817
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourselves ; away ; Rob one another. There's more gold : Cut throats...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Some account of Shakespeare's ...

William Shakespeare - 1817
...the vrv-t sea Die moon't an arrant thiei", And her palf fire she snatches from the sun. The ea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The moon into salt tears. The earth 3 a thief, That feeds and breeds hy a composture ^tol'n From gen'r ill excrement : each thing's...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1818
...great attraction , ' Robs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : . • The sea's a thief, whose liquid...thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourselves : away ; cne another. There's more gold : Cut throats...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1819
...his great attraction Uobs the vast sea : the moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatches from the sun : The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...a composture stolen From general excrement : each tiling's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rough power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not...
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Select Plays of William Shakespeare: In Six Volumes. With the ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1820
...Winter's Tale : ' the face to sweeten ' Of the whole dungy earth." Again, in Tiinom ' the earth 'sa thief ' That feeds and breeds by a composture stolen ' From general excrement." Steevens. 4 He gives me so much of mine ovin, as / Will kneel to him with thanks.] I would read—...
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Odes of Anacreon, tr. into Engl. verse, with notes. By T. Moore, Volume 1

Anacreon - 1820
...his great attraction Robs the vast sea. The moon's an arrant thief, And her pale fire she snatehes from the sun. The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The mounds into salt tears. The earth's a thief, That feeds, and breeds by a composture stol'n From general...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...And her pale fire she suatches from the sun ; The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge resolves The'moon into salt tears : the earth's a thief, That feeds...thing's a thief; The laws, your curb and whip, in their rosjk power Have uncheck'd theft. Love not yourselves: ' way ; Rob one another. There's more gold :...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Theatre - 1821
...great attraction " Robs the vast sea. The moon's an arrant thief, " And her pale fire she snatches from the sun. " The sea's a thief, whose liquid surge...earth's a thief, " That feeds and breeds by a composture stol'n " From gen'ral excrement : each thing's a thief." " This (says Dr. Dodd) is a good deal in the...
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