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" ... comfort : here a shepherd's boy piping as though he should never be old ; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice's music. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 103
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs with bleating oratory craved the dam's comfort ; here a shepherd's boy piping as though he should never...work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music.' The following scattered sentences are pregnant with the fine moral sense which may be discerned in...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory, craved tho dams comfort. Here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should...shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed thai her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music. As for the...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory, craved the dams comfort. Here a shepherd's .boy piping, as though he . should...singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her bauds to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music. As for the houses of the country (for many...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs with bleating oratory craved the dam's comfort: here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should...and her hands kept time to her voice-music. As for ther houses of the country (for many houses came under their eye) they were all scattered, no two being...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 12

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...and beat the ground In a light fantastick round. Afiitim. A young .shepherdess 'kmttmg and singing : her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice's musick. Sidney. A thousand Cupids in those curls do sit ; Those curious nets thy slender fingen...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 292 pages
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs with bleating oratory craved the dam's comfort. Here a shepherd's boy piping as though he should never...voice-music. As for the houses of the country (for muny houses came under their eye) they were all scattered, no two being one by the other, and yet not...
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The Living Age, Volume 199

1893
...pretty lambs with bleating oratory craved their dams' comfort ; here a shepherd-boy piping as if we should never be old, there a young shepherdess knitting...seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, for her hands kept time to her music. MY text is from Sir Philip Sidney's " Arcadia," a country which...
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The Greece of the Greeks, Volume 2

G. A. Perdicaris - 1845
...feeding with sober security, while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory crave the dames' comfort ; here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should...young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seems that her voice comforts her hands to work, and her hands keep time to her voice-music. As for...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...feeding with sober security ; while the prettv lambs, with bleating oratory, craved the dam's comfort ; el in summer's front doth sing, And stops his pipe...hush the night, But that wild music burdens every [A Stag Hunt.] Then went they together abroad, the good Kalander entertaining them with pleasant discoursing...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...security ; while the pretty lambs, with bleating oratory, craved the dam's comfort ; here a shepherd s ; some allured to [A Slag Burnt.} Then went they together abroad, the good Kalander entertaining them with pleasant discoursing...
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