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" I gave a fweet-heart's name. This with the loudeft bounce me fore amaz'd, That in a flame of brighteft colour blaz'd. As blaz'd the nut fo may thy paffion grow; For 'twas thy nut that did fo brightly glow. With my fharp heel I three times mark the ground,... "
Sixteen select idyls of Theocritus, with Engl. notes by D.B. Hickie - Side 18
af Theocritus (of Syracuse.) - 1839
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Bind 20

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 644 sider
...to express a detestation of lire. Mr. Oay l.as finely imitated this passage in his fourth Pa»loral. Two hazel-nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I cave a sweetheart's name: This with the loudest buunee me sore omaz'd, That in a uam« ol brightest...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Bind 4

1816
...cannon fire, and fmoke, and bounce } He gives the baftinado with his tongue. Shakef. Two hazel nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a fvveetheart's name ; This with the loudeft bounce me fore amaz'd, That in a flame of brighteft colour...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Bind 4

1819
...into the fire. This last custom is beautifully described by Gay, in his ' Spell :'— Two hazel nutt I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweetheart's name ; This, with the louden bounce, me sore amazed, That, in a flarae of brightest colour blazed : At blaxed the nut so...
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Medii Aevi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Bind 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - 1841
...out owre the chimnic." » Gay, in the pastoral before quoted, mentions this sort of divination : " Two hazel-nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweetheart's name; This with the londest bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a flame of brightest colour hlaz'd; As blaz'd the nut so may...
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The People's journal (with which is incorporated Howitt's journal ..., Bind 3–4

People's and Howitt's journal
...mentions the same sort of divination as being practised in England in his time : — Two hazel nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweetheart's name : This with tho loudest bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a flame of brightest colour blaz'd ; As blaz'd tho nut,...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1847 - 530 sider
...according In Plrny, B. I6. chap, the latu, by its crackling noise, to express a detestation of Are. Mr. Gay has imitated this passage, in his Fourth Pastoral....hazel-nuts I threw into the flame. And to each nut I gnve a sweethenrt's name : This with the loudest bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a flame of brightest...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our ...

John Brand, Henry Ellis - 1900 - 807 sider
...together, they will be married. This custom is thus described by Gay in his Spell — " Two hazel nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweet-heart's name : • The quintain is mentioned in a newspaper cutting as one of the yearly sports upon Halgrave Moor,...
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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a ..., Bind 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - 1905
...superstition reigns in Ireland. This custom is beautifully described by Gay in his " Spells:" " Two hazel nuts I threw into the flame, And to each nut I gave a sweet-heart'a name : This with the loudest bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a flame of brightest colour...
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