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" I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the stories of the knights, and giants, and monsters, and brave houses, which I found every where there (though my understanding had little to do with all this) ; and, by degrees, with the tinkling... "
The Works of Abraham Cowley - Page 229
by Abraham Cowley - 1806
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...in it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour, *' I know not by what accident, for fne herfelf never in " her life read any book but of devotion ; but there was " wont to lie Spencer's works. This I happened to fall " upon, and was infinitely delighted with the ftories of the...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

1761
...it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour, " I know not by what accident, for -flie herlelf never in " her life read any book but of devotion ; but there was " wont to lie Spencer's works. This I happened to fall " upon, and was infinitely delighted with the (lories of the...
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Select Works, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - 1772
...pleafure in it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour (I know not by what accident, for fhe herfelf never in her life read any book but of devotion) but there was wont to lie Spenfer's works ; this I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the flories of the...
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A Bill to Enable John Dickins, of Leaton in the County of Stafford, Esq; to ...

Great Britain. Parliament - 1772 - 4 pages
...pleafure in it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour (I know not by what accident, for flie herfdf never in her life read any book but of devotion) but there was wont to lie Spenfer's works ; this I happened t6 fall upon, and tvaS infinitely delighted with the ftories of tfrei...
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley

Abraham Cowley - 1772
...for me herfelf never in her life read any book but of devoMon) but there was wont to lie Spenfer's works ; this I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the flories of the knights, and giants, and monilers, and brave houfes, which I found every where there...
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - 1772
...there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour (I know not by what accident, for Jhe herfelf never inkier life' read any book but of devotion) but there was wont to lie Spenfer's "vforks ; this I happened to fall upon, and 'Was infinitely delighted with the flories of...
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The Works of the English Poets: Cowley

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...for me herfelf never in her life read any book but of devotion) but there was wont to lie Spenfer's works ; this I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the ftories of the knights, and giants, and monfters, and brave houfes, which I found every where there...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

1798
...it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour — I know not by what accident, for flic hcrfelf never in her life read any book but of devotion ; but there was wont to lie — Spenfer's works. This i happened to fall upon, and* was infinitely delighted with the (lories of...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...for she herself never in her life read any book but of devotion;) but there was wont to lie Spencer's Works ; this I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely...delighted with the stories of the knights, and giants, and moustcrs, and brave houses, •which I found every where there : (though my un- " derstanding had little...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...take some pleasure in it, there was wont to lie in my mother's parlour, (I know not by what accident, for she herself never in her life read any book but of devotion;) but there was wont to lie Spencer's Works; this I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the stories of the...
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