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" As the husband is, the wife is: thou art mated with a clown, And the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than... "
Notes and Queries - Page 177
1925
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1847 - 566 pages
...nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent (ts novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. What is this 1 his eyes are heavy : think not they are glazed with wine. Go to him: it is thy duty...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1922 - 1124 pages
...the hackneyed couplet of ' Locksley Hall,' with a trifling difference in order of preference : — He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. It is strange to find once more the same statement and the same comparison given by Emile Augier in...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 1851 - 300 pages
...; thou art mated with a clown, And the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. What is this ? his eyes are heavy : think not they are glazed with wine. Go to him : it is thy duty...
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1851 - 290 pages
...is; thou art mated with a clown, And the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. What is this ? his eyes are heavy: think not they are glazed with wine. Go to him: it is thy duty:...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 4, Part 1

Ireland - 1854 - 592 pages
...Hall, who declares of his sporting rival — "He will holdthee, when his passion shall have spentits novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse": — and so Michael Banim fell beneath the power of the god who "rules the Camp,the Court,the Grove/'and...
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Married women, by the author of 'Broomhill'.

Married women - 1855 - 300 pages
...Thou art mated with a clown, * # # * * He will hold thcc, when his passion shall hare spent its noTel force, Something better than his dog — a little dearer than his horse. LOCKSLBT HALL. And now we meet as strangers meet, Even with all the past still unforgot. ANONYMOUS....
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1856 - 400 pages
...: thou art mated with a clown, And the grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. What is this ? his eyes are heavy: think not they are glazed with wine. Gk> to him: it is thy duty:...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 660 pages
...was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more. ALFRED TENNYSON Locksley Hall. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. Like a dog, he hunts in dreams. With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart. But...
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The Life of John Banim, the Irish Novelist: Author of "Damon and Pythias ...

Patrick Joseph Murray - 1857 - 368 pages
...notwithstanding the calumny of the jilted lover in Locksley Hall, who declares of his sporting rival :— " He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent...better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse." And so Michael Banim fell beneath the power of the god who " rules the court, the camp, the grove,"...
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The Life of John Banim, the Irish Novelist: Author of "Damon and Pythias ...

Patrick Joseph Murray - 1857 - 366 pages
...Locksley Hall, who declares of his sporting rival : — " He will hold thee, when his passion ahall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse." And so Michael Banim fell beneath the power of the god who " rules the court, the camp, the grove,"...
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