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" Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua-vitae. "
The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal - Page 50
1825
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1809 - 270 pages
...tiaie, in consequence of his craftiness, saw at one glance the ruling passion of * " as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of al«, And a quart of Aqua Vitse." the great Von Poftenburgh, and humoured him in all his valorous fantasies....
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 3

Thomas Percy - 1812 - 456 pages
...some, and chimneys too ; But these put on their trowses, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, 9S And a quart of aqua-vitae. It is not strength that always wins, For wit doth strength excell...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819 - 394 pages
...some and chimneys too-; But they put on their trowses, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank, by the tale, six pots of ale, It is not strength that always wins, For wit does strength excell ; Which made our cunning champion...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1819 - 290 pages
...magnanimous More of Morehall* was his invariable practice on all great * « .. as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of Aqua Vitse," occasions — which done he put himself at their head, ordered the...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the ..., Volumes 1-2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 556 pages
...he put himself at their head, ordered the pine-planks, which served as a " • as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua viUc." drawbridge, to be laid down, and issued forth from his castle, like...
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The London Stage: A Collection of the Most Reputed Tragedies ..., Volume 2

1829 - 658 pages
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 5

1839 - 726 pages
...Who but remembers Moore of Moore-hall, in his suit of spiked armour, like an " Egyptian Porcapig ?" " To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale six pots of strong ale, Ajid a quart of Aqua Vitse !" We have seen " Old Father Thames" on fire, and the fishes frying in agony...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 3

1839 - 776 pages
...Who but remembers Moore of Moore-hall, in his suit of spiked armour, like an " Egyptian Porcupig ?" " To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale six pots of strong ale, And a quart of Aqua Vitte !" We have seen "Old Father Thames" on fire, and the fishes frying in agony : and to a fierce,...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1842 - 250 pages
...his time, in consequence of his craftiness, saw at one glance the ruling passion -as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua-vitae." of the great Van Poffenburgh, and humoured him in all his valorous...
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Introduction to the American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Comprising ...

William Russell, John Goldsbury - 1845 - 300 pages
...like the magnanimous More of More-hall,* was his invariable practice upon all ' as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale. And n quart of aqua vitse.' 19 occasions ; which done, he put himself at their head, ordered the...
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