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" METHINKS the world seems oddly made, And every thing amiss ;" A dull, complaining atheist said, As stretch'd he lay beneath the shade, And instanced it in this :  "
The works of Hannah More, with a memoir and notes - Página 287
por Hannah More - 1834
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Miscellany Poems, on Several Occasions

Anne Kingsmill Finch Countess of Winchilsea - 1713 - 390 páginas
...amifs, A dull prefuming Atheift faid, As ftretch'd he lay beneath a Shade ; And inftanced in this : Behold, quoth he, that mighty thing, A Pumpkin, large and round, Is held but by a little String, Which upwards cannot make it fpring, Or bear it from the Ground. Whilft on this 0«t, a Fruit fo fmall, So...
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The Nursery Garland: Being a Selection of Short, Classical Poems, Adapted to ...

W. M. - 1801 - 172 páginas
...As ftretched he lay beneath ihe (hade, And inftanced in this. "- Behold," quoth he, " that ir.ighty thing,' " A pumpkin large and round, " Is held but by a little ftring, " Which upwards cannot make it fpripg, « Nor bear it from the ground. <« While on this Oak...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volumen2

1803
...stretch'd he lay beneath the shade, And instanced in this : i " Behold," quoth he, " that mighty thing, " Pumpkin large and round, •- Is held but by a little string, " Which upwards cannot make its spring, •'• Nor bear it from the ground. " While on this oak an acorn small,...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 páginas
...amiss," A dull presuming atheist said, As stretch' d he lay beneath the shade, And instanced in this : " Behold," quoth he, " that mighty thing,, " A pumpkin,...and round, " Is held but by a little string, " Which upwards cannot make it spring,. " Or bear it from the ground; " Whilst on this oakj a fruit so small,...
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One Hundred Fables in verse; by various authors. Selected and revised by J ...

One hundred fables, James PLUMPTRE - 1825
...' A dull presuming Atheist said, As stretch'd he lay beneath the shade, And instanced in this : -. Behold,' quoth he, ' that mighty thing, ' A Pumpkin,...large and round, Is held but by a little string, Which upwards cannot make it spring, ' Or bear it from the ground: ' While on this oak, an Acorn small '...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Tema 1

1832
...amiss, A dull complaining atheist said, As stretched he by beneath the shade, And instanced it in this : Behold, quoth he, that mighty thing, A pumpkin large and round, Is held but by a little string, Which upwards cannot make it spring, Nor bear it from the ground ; While on this oak an acorn small, So disproportion'd...
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Fables and moral maxims, in verse and prose, selected by A. Parker

Anne Parker - 1835
...amiss, A dull complaining Atheist said, As stretched he lay beneath the shade, And instanced it in this: "Behold!" quoth he, "that mighty thing, A pumpkin,...cannot make it spring, Nor bear it from the ground; 152 THE ATHEIST AND THE ACORN. While on thi* oak an acorn small, So disproportioned grows ! Sure, whosoe'er...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1836 - 504 páginas
...dull complaining atheist said, As stretched he lay beneath the shade, And instanced it in this : " Behold," quoth he, " that mighty thing, A pumpkin...large and round, Is held but by a little string, Which upwards cannot make it spring, Nor bear it from the ground. While on this oak an acorn small, So disproportioned...
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The Poetical Works of Hannah More

Hannah More - 1839 - 504 páginas
...amiss; A dull complainin g Atheist said, As stretch'd he lay heneath a shade, And instanced in this. " Behold," quoth he, "that mighty thing, A pumpkin large and round, Is held hut hy a little string, Which upward cannot make it spring. Nor hear it from the ground. While on this...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...dull complaining atheist said, As stretched he lay beneath the shade, And instanced it in this : " Behold," quoth he, " that mighty thing, A pumpkin...large and round, Is held but by a little string, Which upwards cannot make it spring, Nor bear it from the ground. While on this oak an acorn small, So disproportioned...
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