If we had been ducks, we might dabble in mud; Or dogs, we might play till it ended in blood : So foul and so fierce are their natures; But Thomas and William, and such pretty names, Should be cleanly and harmless as doves or as lambs, Those lovely sweet... Education in the Nineteenth Century - Side 22redigeret af - 1901 - 274 siderFuld visning
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...still." He was in just the setting to compose such lines. In Song 30, on "innocent play," verse 2 reads: "If we had been ducks we might dabble in mud, Or dogs,...be cleanly and harmless as doves or as lambs, Those lively, sweet, innocent creatures." Thomas and William were something more than "two pretty names."...