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" IN good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A zealous High Churchman was I, And so I got preferment. "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 194
1857
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...their due : This was not in time of yore, When this old cap was new. O. SONG XXXV. THE VICAR OF BRAY.* IN good King Charles's golden days When loyalty no harm meant, A zealous high-church man I was, And so I got preferment : To teach my flock I never miss'd, Kings are by God...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...free-born men of old Englonde, And old Englonde's free born men. REV. S. HOOLE. THE VICAR OF BRAY. IN good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A furious high churchman I was, And so I gain'd preferment ; Unto my flock I daily preach'd, Kings were...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1823
...free-born men of old Englonde, And old Englonde's free born men. REv. S. HOOLE. THE VICAR OF BRAY. IN good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A furious high churchman I was, And so I gain'd preferment ; Unto my flock I daily preach'd, Kings were...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts - 1823
...free-born men of old Englonde, And old Englonde's free born men. REv. S. HOOLE. THE VICAR OF BRAY. IN good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A furious high churchman I was, And so I gain'd preferment ; Unto my flock I daily preach'd, Kings were...
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The Book of English Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Charles Mackay - 1851 - 312 pages
...still in mind, That unto dust, Return thou must, Thus think, then drink tobacco. THE VICAR OF BRAY. IN good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no...zealous high churchman I was, And so I got preferment: To teach my flock I never miss'd, Kings are by GOD appointed, And damn'd are those that do resist,...
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Notes and Queries

1853
...party." This reminds us of the Vicar of Bray, of famous memory, who, if I recollect aright, commenced Im career thus : " In good King Charles's golden days,...Christian; the arrogant Swift, and the restless Atterbury. It is difficult to prevent my note running beyond the limits of " N. & Q.," with the ample * Of Izaak...
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Milledulcia: A Thousand Pleasant Things Selected from "Notes and Queries"

Robert Conger Pell - 1857 - 416 pages
...prays most hearty; But would pray back nguin to be A Dean of any party. This reminds us of the Vicar of Bray, of famous memory, who, if I recollect aright,...different are the men we see classed under the title Sigh Churchmen I Evelyn and Walton,• the gentle, the Christian ; the arrogant Swift, and the restless...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 pages
...sung to an ancicnt English melody known by the name of " The Country Garden." IN good King Charles' golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A zealous high churchman I was, And so I got preferment : To teach my flocks I never miss'd Kings are by God appointed, And damn'd are those that do resist,...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 277 pages
...is here in emblem shown— He ask'd for bread, and he reeeived a stone. ina I THE VICAR OF BRAY. i N good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A zealous high-ehurehman was I, And so I got preferment, To teaeh my floek I never miss'd Kings were hy God appointed,...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...between the reigns of Charles II. and George I. The first and the last stanzas are subjoined : — "In good King Charles's golden days, When loyalty no harm meant, A zealous high-church man I was, And so I got preferment. To teach my flock I never missed, Kings are by God...
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