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" cease your pother ; The creature's neither one nor t'other. I caught the animal last night And viewed it o'er by candle-light : I marked it well ; 'twas black as jet — You stare — but, sirs, I've got it yet, And can produce it.' — ' Pray, sir,... "
Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ... - Page 140
by Joseph Addison - 1795
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...nor t' other. ** I caught the animal laft night, " And view'd it o'er by candle-light : " I marked it well — 'twas black as jet — " You ftare —...thing is blue." ** And I'll be fworn, that when you've leen ** The reptile, you'll pronounce him green." " Well then, at once to eafe the doubt, " Replies...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 5

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...neither one nor t' other. " I caught the animal laft night, " And view'd itx'er by candle-light: *' I mark'd it well — 'twas black as jet-—' *' You...got it yet, " And can produce it." " Pray, Sir, do i *' I'll lay my life, the thing is blue." " And I'll be fworn, that when you've feea *' The reptile,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1766
...neither one nor t' other. " I caught the animal lift night, " And view'd it o'er by candle-light : " I mark'd it well — 'twas black as jet— " You ftare...thing is blue." " And I'll be fworn, that when you've teen " The reptile, you'll pronounce him green." " Well then, at once to eafe the doubt, i' Replies...
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A father's instructions; moral tales, fables, and reflections

Thomas Percival - 1781
...t'other. " I caught the animal laft night, " Andview'd it o'er by candle light: " I mark'd it well—'twas black as jet— " You ftare —but Sirs, I've got it yet, " And can produce it."-—" Pray, Sir, do: " 111 lay my life the thing is blue." " And I'll be fworn, that when you've feen " The reptile, you'll...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...neither one nor t'other. " I caught the animal laft night, " And view'd it o'er by candle-light : 44 I mark'd it well — 'twas black as jet — " You...I'll lay my life, the thing is blue." " And I'll be fwarn, that when you've feen " The reptile, you'll pronounce him green." " Well then, at once to eafe...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...one nor t'other. I caught the animal laft night, And view'd it o'er by candle-light : I hiark'd ft well — 'twas black as jet — You ftare->— but,...it yet, And can produce it." — " Pray, .Sir, do : I'lllay my life the thing is blue." — "And I'll be' fworn, that when you've feen The reptile, you'll...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...neither one nor t'other : ' I caught the animal laft night, ' And view 'd it o'er by candle-light : ' I mark'd it well — 'twas black as jet — ' You...it.' " Pray. Sir, do : " I'll lay my life, the thing istlue." ' And I'll be fworn, that when you've feen ' The reptile, you'll pronounce him green.' " Well...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...candle-light : I mark'd it well—'twas black as jet— Yon stare — but Sirs , I've got it yet , •a And can produce it. Pray , Sir , do: *> I'll lay my life the thing is blue, n And I'll be sworn that when you've seen The u-eptile , you'll pronounce him green . Well...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
..." And view'd it o'er by candle light: " I mark'd it well—'twas black as jet— " You ftare—but, Sirs, I've got it yet, " And can produce it."—"...thing is blue." " And I'll be fworn that when you've fcen " The reptile, you'll pronounce him green." ' " Well then, at once to eafe the doubt," Replies...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...creature "s neither one nor t'other: I caught the animal Lift ni^if, And view'd it o'er by candlelight: I mark'd it well — 'twas black as jet—- You ftare — but, Sirs, I've got it yet, Andean produce it." 'Pray, Sir, do: I'll lay my life, the thing is blue." And I'll be fworn that -when...
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