I knew him well, and every truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laughed with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for many a joke had he ; Full well the busy whisper, circling... English Poets of the Eighteenth Century - Pągina 212editat per - 1918 - 364 pąginesVisualització completa
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William James McKnight - 1917
...As- a rule, the Scotch-Irish master was of this class. Goldsmith describes the old master well: Vet he was kind, or if severe in aught, The love he bore...knew, 'Twas certain he could write and cipher, too. In arguing the parson owned his skill, For e'en though vanquished he would argue still. The government...