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" The proper implements for wintery ways ; Has taught the walker, with judicious eyes, To read the various warnings of the skies : Now venture, Muse, from home to range the town, And for the public safety risk thy own. "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Seite 42
1797
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - 1907 - 484 Seiten
...traced in useful lays, The proper implements for wintry ways ; Has taught the walker, with judicious eyes, To read the various warnings of the skies. Now...the town, And for the public safety risk thy own. 10 From Billingsgate her fishy traffic bear; On doors the sallow milk-maid chalks her gains; Ah ! how...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1908
...resign, I sing. Thou, Trivia, goddess, aid my song; 5 Through spacious streets conduct thy bard along. For ease and for dispatch, the morning's best; No tides of passengers the street molest. You 'll see a draggled damsel, here and there, From Billingsgate her fishy traffic bear; 10 On doors...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 Seiten
...from home to range the town. And for the public safety risk thine own. 70 For ease and for despatch the morning's best; No tides of passengers the street...damsel here and there, From Billingsgate* her fishy traffic bear: On doors the sallow milkmaid chalks her gains; Ah! how unlike the milkmaid of the plains!...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Band 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 Seiten
...the London streets: For ease and for'dispatch, the morning's best; No tides of passengers the streets molest. You'll see a draggled damsel here and there, From Billingsgate her fishy traffic bear; . . . "Fishy traffic" for "fish" represents an Augustan device to give elevation to a...
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Spaces of Modernity: London's Geographies, 1680-1780

Miles Ogborn - 1998 - 340 Seiten
...space both from and to the perspective of a solitary walker, is also concerned with the city's dangers: Now venture, Muse, from home to range the town, And for the publick safety risque thy own.145 However, by representing the everyday perils of the modern metropolis...
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Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property

Kevin Hart - 1999 - 244 Seiten
...though, are these lines from John Gay's 'Trivia; Or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London' (1716): For Ease and for Dispatch, the Morning's best: No...Damsel, here and there, From Billingsgate her fishy Traffic bear; On doors the sallow Milk-maid chalks her Gains; Ah! how unlike the Milk-maid of the Plains!...
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