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" Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his two universities : Troops he to Oxford sent, as knowing why That learned body wanted loyalty : But books to Cambridge gave, as, well discerning, That that right loyal body wanted learning. "
The Home and foreign review [formerly The Rambler]. - Page 104
1863
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Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: During the Last Twenty Years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1786 - 328 pages
...royal mafter faw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his t\vo univerfities ; Troops he.to Oxford fent, as knowing why That learned body wanted loyalty : But books to Cambridge gave, as, well difceniing, 'That that right loyal body wanted learning. Which, fays Sir William, might well be anfwered...
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Memoirs of the Kings of Great Britain of the House of Brunswic-Lunenburg

William Belsham - 1802 - 526 pages
...Our royal mafler Taw with heedful eyes The wants of his two Univerfities : Troops he to Oxford fent, as knowing why That learned body wanted loyalty, But books to Cambridge gave, as well difcerning That that right loyal body wanted learning. Thu epigram received a very happy and decifive...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1803 - 572 pages
...Second to Oxford, at the time tleat he gave a collection of books to the University of Cambridge ; " Our Royal Master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his two Universitres : Troops he'to Oxford sent, as knowing why. That learned body wanted loyalty: But books...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - 1824 - 378 pages
...George II. to Oxford, and at the tame time a collection of books to the University of Cambridge. " Our Royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his two Universities. Troops he to Oxford sent — Would'st know for why ; That learned body wanted loyalty." But books to Cambridge sent, as well...
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Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1826 - 250 pages
...air of triumph the famous epigram written by Dr. Trapp, Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, Tho wants of his two universities : Troops he to Oxford...discerning, That that right loyal body wanted learning. Which, says sir William, might well be answered thus : The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse,...
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Church-yard gleanings and epigrammatic scraps, a collection of epitaphs and ...

William Pulleyn - 1829 - 302 pages
...by George II. to Oxford, and at the same time a collection of books to the University of Cambridge. Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants of his two Universities. Troops he to Oxford sent — wouldst know for why : That learned body wanted loyalty. But books to Cambridge sent, as well discerning,...
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The Cambridge guide, or A description of the university and town of Cambridge

1830 - 350 pages
...following witty Epigrams: the first is by Dr. Trapp, the Poet, an Oxford man, and zealous Tory :— " Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, " The wants...discerning, " That that right loyal body wanted learning." The answer by Sir William Browne, of St. Peter's college, a staunch Whig, is generally admired : —...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1831 - 584 pages
...felicity: his antagonist having repeated with an air of triumph the famous epigram written by Dr. Trapp, ' Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants...discerning, That that right loyal body wanted learning.' Which, says Sir William, might well be answered thus: • ril ozz i ' The king to Oxford sent his troop...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1831 - 592 pages
...:•••'.:». 1,11 b >'j •••[(-. ;! .'I •>••!"! '.'>*.!:•.!. :_:r-:i'» ••• , ' Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants...sent, as knowing why That learned body wanted loyalty : -. /.«i • •••. But books to Cambridge gave, as, well discerning, That that right loyal body...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ..., Volume 9

James Boswell - 1835 - 366 pages
...: his antagonist having repeated with an air of triumph the famous epigram written by Dr. Trapp, " Our royal master saw, with heedful eyes, The wants...discerning, That that right loyal body wanted learning." Which, says Sir William, might well be answered thus :— " The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse,...
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