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" My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd, so sanded ; and their heads are hung With ears that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-knee'd, and dew-lapp'd like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouth like bells, Each under each.... "
The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added to the ... - Page 206
by William Shakespeare - 1818
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The Dog and the Sportsman: Embracing the Uses, Breeding, Training, Diseases ...

John Stuart Skinner - Dogs - 1845 - 223 pages
...music and style of action, was still applicable to the fox-hound then in use. " My hounds are bred oat of the Spartan kind, So flew'd, so sanded ; and their...that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-kneed, and dewlapped like Thessalian bulls. Slow in pursuit, but matched in mouth like bells, Each under each...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Twelfth night ; Measure for measure ; Much ...

William Shakespeare, Alexander Chalmers - Azerbaijan - 1847
...Winter's Tale; which, we find, was at the season of sheep-shearing. FARMER. And since we have the vaward of the day ', My love shall hear the musick of my...that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-knee'd, and dew-lapp'd like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouth like bells, Each under each....
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1847
...; for, besides the groves, The skies, the fountains, every region near Seem'd all one mutual cry. t And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds...Sermons in stones, and good in every thing. Ami. halloo'd to, nor cheer'd with horn, In Crete, in Sparta, nor in Thessaly : Judge, when you hear. —...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...should certainly conclude he had taken the hint from Theseus in the ' Midsummer Night's Dream :' — ' My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd,...ears that sweep away the morning dew. Crook-kneed and dew-lapp'd like Thcssalian bulls, Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouths like bells, Each under each....
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Dogs: Their Origin and Varieties, Directions as to Their General Management ...

H. D. Richardson - Dogs - 1847 - 127 pages
...sonorous voice ; and it was this hound of which Shakspeare was evidently thinking, when he wrote — 41 My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd,...their heads are hung With ears that sweep away the morning's dew ; Crook-kneed, and dew-lapped like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit, hut match'd in...
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Comedies. Two gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare - 1847
...sanded ; and their heads are hong With ears that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-kneed, and dew-lnp'd hat have you done ? You're shamed, you are overthrown,...for ever. Mrs. Ford. What's the matter, good mist halloo'd to, nor cheer'd with horn, In Crete, in Sparta, nor in Thessaly : Judge, when you hear. —...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 13

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1848
...Even at this day, we frequently find the Shakesperian ideal of the dog, still carefully maintained : "My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd,...that sweep away the morning dew, Crook-knee'd and dew-lapped, like Thessalian bulls, Slow in pursuit, but matched in mouth like be!!?." ART. VI. —...
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Sketch of the life of Shakespeare. Tempest. Two Gentlemen of Verona. Merry ...

William Shakespeare - 1848
...musical a discord, such sweet thunder. The. My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd,1 so sanded ; and their heads are hung With ears that...Crook-knee'd, and dew-lap'd like Thessalian bulls ; Slaw in pursuit, but match'd in mouth like bells, Eich under each. A cry more tuneable Was never...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Natural history - 1850 - 544 pages
...their speed. It seems to have been accurately described by Shakspeare in the following lines : — " My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd,...that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-kneed and dew-lapp'd, like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit ; but match'd in mouth like bells ; Each under...
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Apophthegms from the plays of Shakespeare, by C. Lyndon

William Shakespeare - 1850
....l Love therefore, and tongue tied simplicity, in leant speak most, to my capacity.. The. a. 5 *. 1 My hounds are bred, out of the Spartan kind, so flew'd...are hung with ears, that sweep away the morning dew &c... The. a. 4 *. 1 My love to Hertnia melted as doth • the suow, seems to me DOT? as the remembrance...
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