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" Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minstrelsy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to spoil your song; For 'twas the... "
Poems - Page 327
by William Cowper - 1788
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 6

John Wesley - 1783
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the Glow-worm by his fpark, So flooping down from hawthorn top. He thought to put him in his crop; The worm aware of his intent, Harangued him thqs right eloquent. Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minftrelfy,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark, So flboping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop j The worm aware of his intent, Harangu'd him thus right eloquent. Did you admire my lamp, quoth he,...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1787
...fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark, So ftoop'mg down from hawthorn top, Pie thought to put him in his crop; The worm aware of...Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minflrelfy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much js I to fpoil your fofig, For 'twas the felf-fame...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...upon the ground, A Ibmething Ihining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark j. So, (looping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop; The wprm, aware of his intent. Harangued him thus, right eloquent : Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...upon the ground, A fomething fhining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark. So, fiooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware oi his intent, Harangu'd him thus, right eloquent — " Did you admire my lamp," quoth he, '* As much...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his...you admire my lamp,'' quoth he, " As much as I your minstrelsy, You would abhor to do me wrong, As much as I to spoil your song ; For 'twas the self-same...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...fomething fhiaing in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his fpark ; So, ltooping down from hawthom top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent. Harangued him thus, right eloquent— Did yiu admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as 1 your minftrelfy,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, And knew the glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent — Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minstrelsy,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...upon the ground, A something shining in the dark, , And knew the glow-worm by his spark ; So, stooping down from hawthorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent — " Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as I your minstrelsy,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...something uuim'ng in' the dark, Aod knew the glow-worm by his spark; So, stooping down from hawihorn top, He thought to put him in his crop. The worm, aware of his intent, Harangued him thus, right eloquent-— * Did you admire my lamp, quoth he, As much as lyoer minstrelsy,...
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