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" Yet e'en these heroes, mischievously gay, Lords of the street, and terrors of the way; Flush'd as they are with folly, youth, and wine, Their prudent insults to the poor confine ; Afar they mark the flambeau's bright approach, And shun the shining train... "
Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry - Page 29
by John Bell - 1789
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...And fign your will before you fup from home. k Some fiery fop, with new commiffion vain, Who fleeps on brambles till he kills his man ^ Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feaft, Provokes a broil, and {tabs you for a jeft. Quanti nunc tenebras unum conducis in annum. Hortulus...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767 - 290 pages
...roam, And fign your will before you fup from home. Some fiery fop, with new commiffion vain, Who fleeps on; brambles .till he kills his man ; Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feaft, Provokes a broil, and ftabs you for a jeft. Yet e'en thefe heroes, mifchievoufly gay, Lords...
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'Squire Randal's excursion round London: or, A week's frolic in 1776, with ...

Randal (squire.) - 1777
...roam, And fign your will before you fup from home. .Some fiery fop with newcommiffion vain, Who fleeps on brambles till he kills his man ; Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feaft, Provoke* a broil, and ftabs you for a jeft : Cruel with guilt, and daring with defpair, The...
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D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci satirę expurgatę. Adduntur Juvenali ...

Decimus Junius Juvenalis - 1784
...roam, And fign your will before you fup from home. Some fiery fop, with new commiffion vain, Who fleeps on brambles till he kills his man; Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feaft, Provokes a broil, and ilabs you for a jeft. Yet ev'n thefe heroes, mifchievoufly gay, Lords...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...drunken fray, in which Savage stabbed a Mr. Sinclair, for which he was convicted of murder : — " Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you in a jest." ' But here Johnson is following Juvenal. Mr. Croker forgets that, if Savage was convicted...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799 - 648 pages
...drunken fray, in which Savage stabbed a Mr. Sinclair, for which he was convicted of murder : — " Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you in a jest." ' But here Johnson is following Juvenal. Mr. Croker forgets that, if Savage was convicted...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...Prepare for death if here at night you roam, And sign your will before you sup from home. Some fiery fop, with new commission vain, Who sleeps on brambles till he kills his man ; F Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest. Yet e'en...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...for death if here at night yon roam, And sign your will before you sup from home. 33 Some fiery fop, with new commission vain, Who sleeps on brambles till he kills his man ; Some frolick drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest. 34 Yet even these...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 372 pages
...for death if here at night you roam, And sign your will before you sup from home. 13 Some fiery fop, with new commission vain, Who sleeps on brambles till...feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest. 34 Yet e'en these heroes, mischievously gay, Lords of the street, and terrors of the way ; Flush'd...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...roam. And sign your will before you sup from home. ' Some fiery fop, with new commission vain, MVho sleeps on brambles till he kills his man ; Some frolic...Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest. ' Yet e'en these heroes, mischievously gay, Ixfrds of the street, and terrors of the way; Hush'd as they...
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