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" Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light: But, oh ! she dances such a way— No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight. "
The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ... - Page 36
edited by - 1899
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801 - 454 pages
...feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way — No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight ! He would have kiss'd her once or twice, But she would not, she was so nice, She would not do 't in...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801 - 488 pages
...to say truth, for out it must, It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way — No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 104

1856 - 634 pages
...and (barring nudity and immobility) they might have realised the tempting vision of Suckling : — ' Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they feared the light.* * The Dream, and other Poems. By the Honourable Mrs. Norton. p. 180. The illustrated edition of ' Italy...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803 - 476 pages
...feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way — No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight ! She would not do't in sight : And then she look'd as who should say, " I will do what I list to-day,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803 - 474 pages
...And to say truth, for out it must, It look'd like the great collar, just, About our young cok's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way- — No sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...rather prior to Herrick, being born twenty-two years before him, and dying at an early period of life : Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : &c. SIR ]. SUCKLING'S Balladon a Wedding, CLXV. UPON HIS GREY HAIRS. ' me not, though...
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening Severall ..., Volume 2

Sir John Mennes - 1817 - 568 pages
...feet beneath her peticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But Dick she dances such a way ! No Sun upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight. He would have kist her once or twice, But she would not, she was so nice She would not do't in sight,...
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Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: Epigrams

1817 - 524 pages
...feet beneath her peticoat, Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But Dick she dances such a way ! No sun. upon an Easter day Is half so fine a sight. He would have kist her once or twice, But she would not, she was so nice She would not do't in sight,...
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Peter's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - 1819 - 378 pages
...exquisite description of the Bride, in Sir John Suckling's poem of the Wedding; • . •• . - :.) " Her feet beneath her petticoat, : Like little mice stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light." As for those, who, with bad shapes, make an useless display of their legs, I must...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - 1819 - 368 pages
...to say truth (for out it must) It look'd like the great collar (just) About our young colt's neck. Her feet beneath her petticoat, Like little mice, stole in and out, As if they fear'd the light : But oh ! she dances such a way ! No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight....
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