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The Works of John Dryden

Volume 7

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Author: John Dryden
Published: 1808
Language: English
Wordcount: 125,134 / 361 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 680
Added to site: 2005.07.31 11035

Edited by Sir Walter Scott. Contents: The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian

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Now that is very hard, with a hey, with a hey, Thou art worse than cut-nose guard, with a ho. And Clifford, Danby, Hide, Halifax does all outride, With a hey, &c.

Holy Ghost, in bag of cloak, with a hey, with a hey, Quaking King in royal oak, with a ho. And Rosamond in bower, All badges are of power. With a hey, &c.

And popularity, with a hey, with a hey, Adds power to majesty, with a ho; But Dom. Com. in little ease, Will all the world displease, With a hey, &c.


Let 'um hate me, so they fear, with a hey, with a hey, Curst fox has the best cheer, with a ho; Two states, in blind house pent, Make brave strong government. With a hey, &c.


But child of heathen Hobbes, with a hey, with a hey, Remember old Dry Bobs, with a ho, For fleecing England's flocks. Long fed with bits



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