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" Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs... "
Melibœus-Hipponax: The Biglow papers. Second series - Page 40
by James Russell Lowell - 1867 - 258 pages
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The Polyanthos

1812 - 302 pages
...Poultry." EPIGRAM. When late I attempted your pity to move, Why seem'd you so deaf to my prayers ? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs ? LIKEWISE AND ALSO. ONCE a quaker in court, on a trial subpttn'd Who oF each word be spoke the true...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

1818 - 762 pages
...del, Argt, too. X. When late I attempted your pity to move. Why seem'd you so deaf to my prayers t Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love. But— why did you kick me down stairs ? Cur mea, lollicUe peterem cum mtpcr amorem, Vana dedit ventit murmurajerrc Chloe ' Fnrtananwriicratffttmmamcekate:...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

1842 - 614 pages
...Barnaby, and had she known she would very likely have parodied against herself the famous lines — Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs ? Under the influence of feelings such as these, Mrs. Beauchamp determined to make it manifest to the...
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 1

1822 - 430 pages
...moTning.™ AN EXPOSTULATION. When late 1 attempted your pit) to more, Why seenvd you so deaf to toy'praj'rs? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But — why did you kick me down stairs! ,. . "~. ! ; • • .1 TRUE BBNETOLENCE. . , The other day says Ned to Joe, • i (Near Bedlanvs confines...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1824 - 406 pages
...INCOMPREHENSIBLE LOVE. O SAY, when I tried your affection to move, Why deaf to my sighs and my prayers? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love — But why did you kick me down stairs? THE LOVE OF THE WORLD REPROVED : * OR, HYPOCRISY DETECTED. THUS says the prophet of the Turk, ' Good...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir ..., Volume 4

George Canning - 1828 - 456 pages
...addressed his mistress— " When late I attempted your pity to move, Oh, why were you deaf to my prayers ? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs ?" Others apprehended that they would still be discontented because all offices could not be opened...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 5

1830 - 480 pages
...soundness of his opinions could rarely be im. peached. It might sometimes have been said to him, " Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, but why did you kick us down stairs ?" He was a man of strong passions, and acute feeling, which serves, in some measure,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 158-159

1835 - 746 pages
...it seems of that kind complained of by the illused love in the old ballad : " Perhaps it was as well to dissemble your love ; But why did you kick me down stairs ?" The fact is, that it was in the very nature of a Reform Bill, (whatever good it might produce, or...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable George Canning: With a Memoir ..., Volume 4

George Canning, Roger Therry - 1836 - 466 pages
...addressed his mistress — " When late I attempted your pity to move, Oh, why were you deaf to my prayers } Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs ?" Others apprehended that they would still be discontented because all offices could not be opened...
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England Under Seven Administrations, Volume 1

Albany Fonblanque - 1837 - 360 pages
...a friend to the people in disguise, we should apply to him the remark of the hacknied epigram — " Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick us down stairs ?" His blows certainly have been of a violence which raise a strong presumption of their...
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