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" The country rings around with loud alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia swarms; Mouths without hands; maintained at vast expense, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence; Stout once a month they march, a blustering band, And ever, but in times... "
Sylvae, Or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies - Page 177
by John Dryden - 1702 - 306 pages
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - 1713 - 614 pages
...Alarms And raw in Fields the rude Militia fwarms ; Mouths withoutHands;maintain'd at vaftExpence In Peace a Charge, in War a weak Defence: Stout once...Month they march a bluft'ring Band, "And ever, but in dmes of Need, at hand : This was the Morn when iiTuing on the Guard, Drawn up in Rank and File they...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760 - 526 pages
...alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia fwarms ; Mouths without hands; maintain'd at vaft expence, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once...in times of need, at hand ; This was the morn when ifFuing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file they ftood prepar'd Of feeming arms to make a fhort...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767 - 392 pages
...alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia (warms ; Mouths without hands ; maintain'd at vaft expence, In peace a charge, in war a. weak defence : Stout once...in times of need, at hand ; This was the morn when iflaing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file they ftood prepar'd Of feeming arms to make a fhort...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767 - 396 pages
...alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia fwarms ; Mouths without hands ; maintain'd at vaft expence, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once...band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand ; This waS'the morn when ifluing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file they ftood prepar'd Of feeming arms...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 356 pages
...march, a blultering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand ; This was the morn when, iffuing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file they ftood prepar'd Of feeming arms to make a fliort eftay, Then haften to be drunk, the bufinel's of the day. The cowards woul J have fled, but...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 360 pages
...And raw in fields the rude militia fwarms ; Mouths without hands ; maintain'd at vaft expence,, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once a month they march, a b'luftering band,. And ever, but in times of need, at hand ^ This was the morn when, ifluins; on the...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 352 pages
...expence, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : j Stout once a month they march, a bluftering bam!, And ever, but in times of need, at hand ; This was the morn when, iffuing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file they flood prepar'd Of feeming arms to make a fhort...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 364 pages
...And raw in fields the rude militia 1'warms ; Mouths without hands ; maintain'd at vail expencf, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once a month they :narch, a bluftering band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand ; This was the morn when, iffuing...
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Fables ancient and modern, tr. into verse: with original poems, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1771 - 256 pages
...And raw in fields the rude militia i warms ; Mouths without hands ; maintain'd at vaft expencc, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once a month they macch a blnfl'ring band, And ever, but in times of need, at hand: This was the morn when iffuing on...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 4

1782 - 518 pages
...alarms, And raw in fields the rude militia fwarms; Mouths without hands, maintain'd at vaft expence, In peace a charge, in war a weak defence : Stout once...ifluing on the guard, Drawn up in rank and file, they flood prepar'd, Of feeming arms to make a fhort efiay, Then haften to be drunk, the bufmefs of the...
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