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" Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua-vitae. "
The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal - Seite 50
1825
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English and Scottish Ballads, Band 4

Francis James Child - 1858
...some, and chimneys too ; But these put on their trowses, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose. To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua-vitae. It is not strength that always wins, For wit doth strength excell ;...
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Irving's Works: A history of New York

Washington Irving - 1882
...consequence of his craftiness, saw at one glance the ruling passion of the great *".... as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua vitas." Dragon of Wanttey. Van Poffenburgh, and humored him in all his valorous...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1882 - 344 Seiten
...some, and chimneys too ; But these put on their trousers, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank, by the tale, six pots of ale And a quart of aqua-vits. It is not strength that always wins, For wit doth strength excel ; Which...
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The shorter Globe readers, compiled and ed. by A.F. Murison ..., Bücher 4

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1884
...some, and chimneys too ; But these put on their trousers, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank, by the tale, six pots of ale And a quart of aqua-vitae. It is not strength that always wins, For wit doth strength excel ; Which...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, Etc

Thomas Percy - 1887 - 438 Seiten
...some, and chimneys too ; But these put on their trowses, Not to spoil their hose. As soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua-vita3. It is not strength that always wins, For wit doth strength excell ;...
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Literary and general lectures and essays

Charles Kingsley - 1890 - 420 Seiten
...More of More Hall, on the morning of his battle with the monster, invoked the saints no more, but— To make him strong and mighty — He drank by the tale Six pots of ale And a quart of aqua-vitas. So ended the sublime sport of dragon-slaying. Its only remnant may now...
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The Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases

Charles Augustus Maude Fennell - 1891 - 826 Seiten
...(one of them stiled Aqua vita, another AquaCalestis: PURCHAS, Microcosmus, ch. xxxv. p. 333. bef. 1641 To make him strong and mighty, | He drank by the tale six pots of ale, j And a quart of aqua-vitas: Percy's Reliques, p. 554 (1857). 1643 pay is the poore Souldiers...
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The Literary Shrines of Yorkshire

J. A. Erskine Stuart - 1892 - 206 Seiten
...porcupig,' and the cattle for ' some strange, outlandish hedgehog.' When he rose in the morning, ' To make him strong and mighty, He drank, by the tale, six pots of ale And a quart of aqua vitce,' Thus equipped and with his valour braced up, he went to Wantley, concealing...
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Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII)

Washington Irving - 1909 - 288 Seiten
...More of Morehall,1 was his invariable practice on all great occasions ; this »". as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of aqua vitse." Dragon of Wantley, done, he put himself at their head, and issued...
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History, Tales, and Sketches

Washington Irving - 1983 - 1126 Seiten
...More-hall* was his invariable practice on all great occasions — which done he *" as soon as he rose, To make him strong and mighty, He drank by the tale, six pots of ale, And a quart of Aqua Vitac." put himself at their head, ordered the pine planks, which served as...
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