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" Prepossessed, however, in favour of the Mountebank, they came rather to laugh at the Countryman than to pass a fair judgment on him. They both came out upon the stage. The Mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause.... "
Select Fables of Ęsop and Other Fabulists: In Three Books by R. Dodsley - Page 46
by Aesop, Robert Dodsley - 1800 - 228 pages
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The complete fabulist: or, A choice collection of moral and entertaining ...

Complete fabulist - 1732 - 402 pages
...prepoflefled however in favour of the firft Artift, they lit prepared to laugh at the Clowa, rather than judge fairly of his performance. They both came out...pretending that he concealed a little pig under his cloaths, (which in fadl he did) plucked the ear of 'the animal, iind by the pain forced him to utter...
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Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books

Aesop, Robert Dodsley - Conduct of life - 1805 - 260 pages
...firft artift, they fit prepared to laugh at the Clown, rather than judge, fairly of his perfonridnce. They both came out upon the ftage. The Mimic grunts...did) pinched the ear of the animal, till he made him fqueak. The people exclaimed aloud that the firft performer had imitated the pig much more naturally;...
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Select Fables of Aesop and Other Fabulists: In Three Books

Aesop, Robert Dodsley - Conduct of life - 1809 - 316 pages
...better the next day. Accordingly,, greater crowds affembled : prepofleffed, however, \ in favour of the firft artift, they fit prepared to laugh at the...did) pinched the ear of the animal, till he made him fqueak. The peo. pie exclaimed aloud that the firft performer had imitated the pig much more naturally...
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Fables: Original and Selected, by the Most Esteemed European and Oriental ...

George Moir Bussey - Fables - 1842 - 608 pages
...came out upon the stage. The mimic grunted away first, was received with vast applause and the loudest acclamations. Then the countryman, pretending that...did, pinched the ear of the animal, till he made him squeak. The people exclaimed aloud that the first performer had imitated the pig much more naturally,...
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Aesop's Fables: A New Version, Chiefly from Original Sources

Thomas James - Fables, Greek - 1848 - 290 pages
...upon the stage. The Mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the Countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments (and he had, in fact, really got one) pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849 - 224 pages
...upon the stage. The mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments (and he had, in fact, really got one) pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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Ęsop's fables: a new version by T. James, with illustr. by J. Tenniel

Aesopus - 1852 - 210 pages
...upon the stage. The Mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the Countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments (and he had, in fact, really got one) pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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An Argosy of Fables: A Representative Selection from the Fable Literature of ...

Frederic Taber Cooper - Aesop's fables - 1921 - 574 pages
...upon the stage. The Mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the Countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments (and he had, in fact, really got one) pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and ..., Part 1923

Charles Madison Curry, Erle Elsworth Clippinger - Children - 1921 - 718 pages
...the stage. The Mountebank grunts away at first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the Countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments (and he had, in fact, really got one) pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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The Great Fables

Manuel Komroff - Fables - 1928 - 506 pages
...upon the stage. The Mountebank grunts away first, and calls forth the greatest clapping and applause. Then the Countryman, pretending that he concealed a little pig under his garments, and he had, in fact, really got one, pinched its ear till he made it squeak. The people cried...
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