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" They have whetted their teeth against the stones, And now they pick the Bishop's bones; They gnawed the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him! "
The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and Journals ... - Page 25
by George Crabbe - 1834
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The Annual Anthology, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1800 - 314 pages
...in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down from the ceiling and up thro' the floor, From the right and the left, from behind...stones, And now they pick the Bishop's bones, They gnawed the flesh from every limb For they were sent to do judgment on him ! RSY 263 To a PIG, -while...
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Metrical Tales and Other Poems

Robert Southey - 1805 - 224 pages
...at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, . And down from the ceiling and up thro' the floor, From the right and the left, from behind...stones> And now they pick the Bishop's bones, They gnawed the flesh from every limb For they were sent to do judgment on him ! The PIOUS PAINTER. The...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Minor poems

Robert Southey - 1823 - 266 pages
...And in at the windows and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down from the ceiling and up through the floor, From the right...stones, And now they pick the Bishop's bones, They knaw'd the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgement on him ! 1799. THE PIOUS PAINTER....
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828 - 838 pages
...And in at the windows and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down from the ceiling and up through the floor, From the right...now they pick the Bishop's bones, They gnaw'd the flenh from every limb. For they were sent to do judgment on him! KING CHARLEMAIN. Franc.oiePetrarqae,fort...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 11

1846 - 512 pages
...in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down through the ceiling, and np through the floor, From the right and the left, from...the Bishop's bones; They gnaw'd the flesh from every limh, For they were sent to do judgment on him.' " "The suppression of the French, or rather the Parisian...
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Posthumous Poems of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1835 - 318 pages
...Coryat's Crudities, p. 571. See also, among Mr Southey's minor poems, " God's Judgment on a Bishop."] t [" And in at the windows, and in at the door, And through...stones, And now they pick the Bishop's bones, They gnawed the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him!"—SODTHEV.] Serpents,...
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The Sportsman

508 pages
...beads did he tell, As louder and louder drawing near The saw of their teeth without he could hear. " ' And in at the windows, and in at the door, And through...their teeth against the stones, And now they pick the Bishop s bones ; They gnaw'd the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him.'...
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The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, from Cologne to Mainz, Volume 2

Joseph Snowe - 1839 - 556 pages
...beads did he tell, As louder and louder drawing near The saw of their teeth without he could hear. And in at the windows, and in at the door, And through...stones, And now they pick the bishop's bones ; They gnawed the flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him. It is but justice, however,...
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The Book of the Months: A Gift for the Young

1839 - 204 pages
...wall. " And in at the windows, and in at the door, And down from the ceiling, and up through the floor, From within and without, from above and below, And...stones, And now they pick the bishop's bones; They tore thd flesh from every limb, For they were sent to do judgment on him." FRANK. " What an odd story...
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The Rhine: The Most Interesting Legends, Traditions Histories ..., Volumes 1-2

Joseph Snowe - 1840 - 978 pages
...hehind and hefore, • From within and without , from ahove and helow, And all at once to the hishop they go. They have whetted their teeth against the stones, And now they pick the hishop's hones ; They gnawed the flesh from every limh, For they were sent to do judgment on him. wurtliy...
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