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" Bo-bo was strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of improving upon the good meat which God had sent them. "
The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ... - Page 1089
by William Hone - 1837
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Moxon's standard penny readings [ed. by T. Hood]., Volume 1

Moxon Edward and co
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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The essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1894 - 378 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...night-time. As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the home of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himadt which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising...
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The essays of Elia. [Followed by] The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1867
...could think of improving iipon the good meat which God had sent them. Nevertheless, strange dto'ries got about. It was observed that Ho-ti's cottage was...forward. Some would break out in broad day, others in tho night-time. As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and...
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The Book of Elegant Extracts

Book - English literature - 1868 - 159 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1869 - 436 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretehes, who could think of improving upon the good meat which...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbors would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of improving upon the good mea which God had sent them. Nevertheless, strange stories got about. Tt was observed that Ho-ti's...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, Sir William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbors would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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Murby's Excelsior readers, ed. by F. Young

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.) - 1870
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to ba in a blaze ; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of chastising his son,...
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