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" Happy the man who, void of cares and strife, In silken or in leathern purse retains A Splendid Shilling: he nor hears with pain New oysters cried, nor sighs for cheerful ale; But with his friends, when nightly mists arise, To Juniper's Magpie or... "
The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ... - Page 60
by Peter Pindar - 1804
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A Collection of Poems: Viz. The Temple of Death

1702 - 472 pages
...Mttfe, Things ttttattemfted. yet in Profe or Rhyme, A Shilling, Breeches, and Chimeras dire. HAppy the Man, who void of Cares and Strife . ... In Silken or in Leathern Purfe retains A fplendid Shilling : he nor hears with pain NewOyfters cry'd, nor fighsforchearful Ale...
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The Oxford Sausage: Or, Select Poetical Pieces, Written by the Most ...

Oxford sausage - 1766 - 196 pages
...Heavenly Mafe, Things unattempted yet, in Profe or Rhime, A SHILLING, BRIECHIS, and CHIMERAS dire. HAPPY the Man, who void of Cares and Strife, In Silken or in Leathern Purfe, retains A SPLENDID SHILLING : He nor hears with Pain New Oyfters cry'd, nor fighs for chearful...
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The poetical works of Robert Fergusson, with biogr intr., notes and glossary ...

Robert Fergusson - 1773 - 344 pages
...And a lang lasting train o' peacefu' hours succeed! CALLER OYSTERS. Happy the man who, free from care and strife, In silken or in leathern purse retains...splendid shilling. He nor hears with pain New oysters cried, nor sighs for cheerful ale. — PMllips. OF a' the waters that can hobble A fishin' yole or...
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The Poetical Works: Of Robert Fergusson, with the Life of the Author. By ...

Robert Fergusson - 1800 - 250 pages
...lays. CALLER OYSTERS. Happy the man who, free from care and strife, In silken or in leathern parse retains A splendid shilling. He nor hears with pain New OYSTERS cry'd, nor sighs for chearful ale. PHILLIPS. O' A' the waters that can hobble A fishing yole or sa'mon coble, An' can reward...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804 - 178 pages
...heavenly Muse, " Things unattempted yet, in prose or rhyme," A shilling, breeches, and chimeras dire. Jtl APPY the man, who, void of cares and strife, in silken...repairs; ' Where, mindful of the nymph whose wanton eye Transfix' d his soul, and kindled amorous flames, Chloe or Phillis, he each circling glass \Visheth...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...SHILLING, AN IMITATION OF MILTON*. (J. PHILIPS.) HAPPY the man, who, void of cares and strife, Iti silken or in leathern purse retains A Splendid Shilling...his friends, when nightly mists arise, To Juniper's Magpye, or Town-Hall repairs ; Where, mindful of the nymph, whose wanton eye Transfix'd his soul, and...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806 - 456 pages
...et vieux dans la misère. ...i .FI . ' » JOHN PHILIPS. . THE SPLENDID SHILLING. HAPPY the man,jwho, void of cares and strife, In silken or in leathern...nor hears with pain New oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful ale ; But with his friends, when nightly mists arise , To Juniper's Magpye, or Town-hall repairs...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806 - 458 pages
...chimère, Jeune dans le délire, et vieux dans la misère.' ' " JOHN PHILIPS. THE SPLENDID SHILLING. HAPPY the man, who, void of cares and strife, In silken or in leathern purse , retains À splendid Shilling ! he nor hears with pain New oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful ale ; But with...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1807 - 512 pages
...Muse ! " Things unattempted yet, in prose or rhyme," A shilling, breeches, and chimeras dire. HAPPY the man, who, void of cares and strife, In silken,...nor hears with pain New oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful ale ; But with his friends, when nightly mists arise, To Juniper's Magpie, or Town-hall *...
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Works: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Robert Fergusson - 1807 - 378 pages
...peerless Fancy hauds her court, And tunes her lays. CALLER OYSTERS. Happy the man, who, free from care and strife, In silken or in leathern purse retains...pain New oysters cry'd, nor sighs for cheerful ale. PHILLIPS. O' A' the waters that can hobble, A fishing yole or sa'mon coble, And can reward the fisher's...
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