His first nam'd freinds he's confident will beare With this digression, to whom his carefull feare 20 Bowes & intreats their liking which once granted Will shew, they mist not any thing they wanted Epilogue If your vneasie seats haue tyr'd you so You're glad to leaue 'hem, there's none of you but know That haue a child, you loue to see it clipt In dandling armes, & if the authour slipt
Into a fault because his actiue pen 5 Begott this child, & 'tis the loue of men To wish their heires long-liu'd he hopes you'l please T'exuse his errour, which is a disease Of loue to his own offspring, & so ties Him to be thus indulgent.
The Ass" and "Hymn (For Boy's Voices)" are difficult to date, although the former opens with the lines "I woke and rose and slipt
away / To the heathery hills in the morning gray" strongly hinting at the HiUs of Down and thus of its having been written at Little Lea during a school holiday.
If he had been as you and you as he, You would have slipt
like him; but he, like you, Would not have been so stern.
The boy, he added, "said he would not and bid the examinant kiss his arse upon which the examinant took the said boy by his ears and the said boy slipt
through his hands and fell on the ground and cried out and then the examinant went away and hid himself.
The England and Lions threequarter slipt
a disc in training and missed the final Lions Test.
A political dinner "surely cannot have slipt
your memory," he says, before enumerating the delicacies of the table, lingering longest over the "old Madeira," a wine that "would all but revive a dead Man