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" The sun had long since, in the lap Of Thetis, taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn... "
Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry ... - Página 143
por James Beattie - 1809
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An Essay on Genius: Or, The Philosophy of Literature

John Duncan (philosophical writer.) - 1820 - 118 páginas
...high or dignified wit, because regarding things important. The often quoted passage of Hudibraa, " And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn, From black to red, began to turn," Again, is an instance of low wit, being expressly intended to degrade. Yet the acuteness in the former...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volumen3

William Oxberry - 1821
...not mean the herb in use, That always goes along with goose) How have I feasted on thy page ! " When like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn," Till midnight, when I went to bed, And clapp'd my tewah-diddle * on my head. Who is there cannot tell,...
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The Works of Thomas Moore: Intercepted letters; or, The twopenny postbag ...

Thomas Moore - 1823
...being made red by boiling." — Grose. Butler's ingenious simile will occur to the reader :— When, like a lobster boil'd, the Morn From black to red began to turn. •f- Ordained — ie become clergymen. § Transported. ** Child. — Hence our useful word, kidnapper...
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volumen3

Thomas Moore - 1823
...black, being made red by boiling."—Grose. Butler's ingenious simile will occur to the reader:— When, like a lobster boil'd, the Morn From black to red began to turn. 'J- Ordained—ie become clergymen. § Transported. ** Child.—Hence our useful word, kidnapper—to...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volumen4

William Oxberry - 1824
...mean the herb in use, That always goes along with goose) ( How have I feasted on thy page ! " When like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn," Till midnight, when I went to bed, And clapp'd my tewah-diddle* on my head. Who is there cannot tell,...
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The Philomathic journal, Volumen3

Philomathic institution - 1825
...to examples. First, wit may be said to arise from a ludicrous comparison : — And now had Phoebus in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like...boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. Hudibras, part ii. canto 2Here there is no real connexion between a lobster boiling, and the morn,...
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Philomathic Journal and Literary Review, Volumen3

1825
...to examples. First, wit may be said to arise from a ludicrous comparison : — And now had Phoebus in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap ; And, like a lobster boil'd, the moru From black to red began to turn. Hudibras, part ii. canto 2. Here there is no real connexion between...
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Lacon; Or, Many Things in Few Words Addressed to Those who Think, Volúmenes1-2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1825 - 253 páginas
...however, to observe how differently these great masters manage a similar turn of thought: Butler. " And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn " From black to red began to him." Lord Byron.. . " parting day " Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues " With a new colour,...
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Lacon: Or, Many Things in Few Words ...

Charles Caleb Colton - 1826
...however, to observe how differently these great masters manage a similar turn of thought : Butler. " And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn " From black to red began to turn." Lord Byron. ,....,....,..,..,..,,............ " parting day " Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volumen4

1827
...direction of the author's ideas. The following description of morning is equally original : — Now, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn. The following accumulation of similitudes in Swift's Tale of a Tub may amuse at once from their oddity,...
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