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Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 66
1896
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The Works of Sir John Suckling: Containing His Poems, Letters and Plays

Sir John Suckling - 1709 - 376 pages
...Bus'nefs of the Kitchin's great, For it is fit that Men fhou'd eat ; Nor was it there deny'd. Juft in the nick the Cook knock'd thrice, And all the Waiters in a trice His Summons did obey, . /.. Each ferving-Man with Difh in Hand, March'd boldly up, like our train'd Band, Prefented and away. When all...
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations ...

John Dryden - 1716
...Bus'nefsof the Kitchin's great, For it is fit that Men fltould eat ; Nor was it there deny'd. ] ut! in the nick the Cook knock'd thrice, And all the Waiters in a trice His Summons did obey. iEach ferving-Man with Dilh in Hand, March' d boldly up, like our train' d Band, Presented and away....
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - 1790 - 323 pages
...youth fo oft the feat At night, as fome did it conceit, It would have fpoil'd him furely. Juft in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, And all the waiters in a trice His fummons did obey ; Each ferving man, with difh in hand, March'd boldly up, like our train'd band, Prefented,...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...business of the kitchen's great, For it is fit that men should eat, Nor was it there denied. Just in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, And all the waiters...summons did obey : Each serving man, with dish in hand, March'd boldly up, like our train'd band, * Presented, and away. When all the meat was on the table,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803 - 458 pages
...business of the kitchen's great, For it is fit that men should eat, Nor was it there denied. Just in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, And all the waiters...summons did obey : Each serving man, with dish in hand, March'd boldly up, like our train'd band, Presented, and away. When all the meat was on the taEle,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...did more favours to the duke'. rviH- than ever she bestowed on me. Just-in the nick; 11JC „„» And all the waiters in a trice His summons did obey : Each "rvinr.maa, with dish in hand,. March d boldly up, like our train'd band, Presented, and awav. SnUu...
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Plays: The city madam. The guardian. A very woman. The bashful lover. The ...

Philip Massinger - 1813
...dresser, the cook's drum, thunders, Come on1." See Vol. I. p. 166, And thus Suckling : " jnst in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, " And all the waiters in a trice " His summons did obey ; " Each serving-man, with dish in hand, *' March'd boldly up, like our traia'd band, . «' Presented, and away.*...
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May day, by George Chapman. Spanish gipsy; The changeling, by T. Middleton ...

Charles Wentworth Dilke - 1815
...thunders, come on !" And thus Suckling, (as quoted by Mr. Gifford in " The Guardian:") " Just in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, And all the waiters in a trice Quint. Ancient Sirloin, a man of a goodly presence, and full of expectation, as your ancient ought...
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Old English plays [ed. by C. W. Dilke].

English plays - 1815
...thunders, come on !" And thus Suckling, (as quoted by Mr. Gifford ia " The Guardian:") " Just in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, And all the waiters in a trice Quint. Ancient Sirloin, a man of a goodly presence, and full of expectation, as your ancient ought...
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May day

Charles Wentworth Dilke - 1816
...thunders, come on!" And thus Suckling, (as quoted by Mr. Gifford in " The Guardian:") " Just in the nick the cook knock'd thrice, ' And all the waiters in a trice Quint. Ancient Sirloin, a man of a goodly presence, and full of expectation, as your ancient ought...
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