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" As at hot-cockles once I laid me down, And felt the weighty hand of many a clown ; Buxoma gave a gentle tap, and I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye. "
The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports - Seite 414
von John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick - 1890 - 784 Seiten
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Games and sports for young boys

Games - 1859
...him, when the striker takes his place. The poet Gay describes this pastime in the following lines: — As at Hot Cockles once I laid me down, And felt the weighty hand of many a clown, Buxoraa gave a gentle tap, and I Quick rose, and read soil mischief in her eye. BLINDMAN'S BUFP Consists...
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Every little boy's book, a complete cyclopædia of in and out door games

1864
...when the striker takes his place. The poet Gay describes this pastime in the following lines : — Aa at Hot Cockles once I laid me down, And felt the weighty...and I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye. HOW ? WHERE ? AND WHEN ? One of the players is sent out of the room, while the others fix upon a subject,...
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The sports and pastimes of the people of England, New ed. by W. Hoone

Joseph Strutt - 1867
...in another's lap and guesses who struck him. Gay describes this pastime in the following lines: A' at Hot Cockles once I laid me down. And felt the weighty hand of many a clown, Buioma gave a gentle tap, and I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye. " The Chytrinda, XvroivJa,...
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The Homes of Other Days: A History of Domestic Manners and Sentiments in ...

Thomas Wright - 1871 - 511 Seiten
...quite out of use. Most readers will remember the passage in Gay's " Pastorals : "— As at hat-cockles once I laid me down, And felt the weighty hand of...and I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye. This passage is aptly illustrated by the cut from the tapestry. The same Bodleian manuscript gives...
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Within-doors: a book of games

Alfred Elliott - 1872
...athletic game." Let us call their attention to the venerable old practice of — l.—HOT COCKLES. " As at Hot Cockles once I laid me down, And felt the...I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye." GAT. A player kneels down before a lady and conceals his face in her lap. He then places one hand,...
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Notes and Queries

1872
...rightly, he was released, the sport is noticed by Gay — " As at hot-cockles once I laid me down, I felt the weighty hand of many a clown ; Buxoma gave...and I Quick rose and read soft mischief in her eye." In Strutt's Sports and Pastimes, ed. 1845 (p. 394), there is an engraving of the gaiue. The game "...
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Lancashire Legends, Traditions, Pageants, Sports, &c: With an Appendix ...

John Harland, Thomas Turner Wilkinson - 1873 - 283 Seiten
...another's lap, and guesses who struck him. Gay describes this pastime in the following lines : — " As at hot cockles once I laid me down, And felt the...I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye." Leap-frog and blind-man's buff are still favourite games. The line " To drink the halper pots, or deal...
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Lancashire Legends, Traditions, Pageants, Sports, &c: With an Appendix ...

John Harland, Thomas Turner Wilkinson - 1873 - 283 Seiten
...another's lap, and guesses who struck him. Gay describes this pastime in the following lines : — " As at hot cockles once I laid me down, And felt the...I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye." and blind-man's buff are still favourite games. The line "To drink the halper pots, or deal at the...
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Extracts from Goldsmith's 'Vicar of Wakefield', with life of the author and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1876
...head in another's lap, and guesses who strikes him. Gay thus describes it (Shepherd's Week. Monday)— "As at hot cockles once I laid me down, And felt the...I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye." 6 Description would but beggar. The idiom in common use is, that the scene beggars (ie exhausts all...
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Every boy's book: a complete encyclopædia of sports and amusements, ed. by ...

Every boy - 1881
...when the striker takes his place. The poet Gay describes this pastime in the following lines : — " As at Hot Cockles once I laid me down, And felt the...I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye-" HOW? WHERE? AND WHEN P One of the players is sent out of the room, while the others fix upon a subject,...
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