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" Obey has said, And man by law supreme has made, Then all that's kind is laid aside, And nothing left but state and pride. Fierce as an eastern prince he grows, *•" And all his innate rigour shows: Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial... "
Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions - Page 242
by Joe Miller - 1836 - 248 pages
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - English poetry - 1827 - 476 pages
...pride. Fierce as an eastern prince he grows, And all his innate rigour shows : Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial contract break....must make,. And never any freedom take ; But still be govern'd by a nod, And fear her husband as a God : Him still must serve, him still obey, And nothing...
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - English poetry - 1825 - 472 pages
...innate rigour shows : Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial contract break. Like mates, she signs alone must make, And never any freedom take ; But still be govern 'd by a nod, And fear her husband as a God : Him still must serve, him still obey, And nothing...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decoration and ornament - 1820 - 474 pages
...Fierce as an Eastern prince he grows, And all his innate rigour shews ; Then but to look, to laugh,' to speak, Will the nuptial contract break. Like mutes,...must make, And never any freedom take ; But still be govern'd by a nod, And fear her husband as her God : Him still must serve, him still obey, And nothing...
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West-country Poets: Their Lives and Works. Being an Account of about Four ...

William Henry Kearley Wright - English literature - 1896 - 508 pages
...pride ; Fierce as an Eastern prince he grows, And all his innate rigour shows : Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial contract break....signs alone must make, And never any freedom take : Hut still be govern'd by a nod, And fear her husband as her Grd ; Him still must serve, him still...
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The Poems and Prose of Mary, Lady Chudleigh

Mary, Lady Chudleigh - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 429 pages
...and Pride: Fierce as an Eastern Prince he grows, And all his innate Rigor shows: Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the Nuptial Contract break....must make, And never any Freedom take: But still be govern'd by a Nod, And fear her Husband as her God: Him still must serve, him still obey, And nothing...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 936 pages
...pride. Fierce as an Eastem prince he grows. And all his innate rigor shows: I0 Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial contract break....must make, And never any freedom take: But still be govem 'd by a nod, And fear her husband as her god: Him still must serve, him still obey, And nothing...
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The Language of Poetry

John McRae - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 172 pages
...pride. Fierce as an eastern prince he grows, 10 And all his innate rigour shows: Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the nuptial contract break....signs alone must make, And never any freedom take, 15 But still be governed by a nod, And fear her husband as her god: Him still must serve, him still...
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In Their Time: A History of Feminism in Western Society

Marlene LeGates - History - 2001 - 420 pages
...all his innate rigour showsi Then but to look, to laugh, to spenk. Will the nuptial contract brenk. Like mutes she signs alone must make, And never any freedom take; But stilt be governed by a nod. And fear her husoand as her God; Him still must seive, him still obey,...
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The Affairs of Women: A Modern Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Social Science - 2006 - 428 pages
...and Pride: Fierce as an Eastern Prince he grows, And all his innate Rigor shows: Then but to look, to laugh, or speak, Will the Nuptial Contract break....governed by a Nod, And fear her Husband as her God; Hi?)i still must serve, Him still obey, And nothing act, and nothing say, But what her haughty Lord...
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Closeted Writing and Lesbian and Gay Literature: Classical, Early Modern ...

David M. Robinson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 320 pages
...and Pride: Fierce as an Eastern Prince he grows. And all his innate Rigor shows: Then but to look, to laugh, or speak. Will the Nuptial Contract break....must make, And never any Freedom take: But still be govern'd by a Nod, And fear her Husband as her God.... (tf.3-16) Chudleigh measures Englishmen by their...
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