The British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge, Volume 3

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809 - Natural history

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Page 13 - The next Ulysses, measuring pace with pace; Behind him, diligently close, he sped, As closely following as the running thread The spindle follows, and displays the charms Of the fair spinster's breast, and moving arms : Graceful in motion thus his foe he plies, And treads each footstep ere the dust can rise: His glowing breath upon his shoulders plays ; Th...

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