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" Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs... "
Self Culture - Page 10
1898
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Lyra elegantiarum, a collection of some of the best specimens of vers de ...

Frederick Locker- Lampson - 1867 - 428 pages
...— Hermann's a German. Richard Parson. CCXLIX. WHEN late I attempted your pity to move, What made you so deaf to my prayers : Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But — why did you kick me down stairs ? Unknown. CCL. JOB. SLY Beelzebub took all occasions To try Job's constancy and patience....
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Tinsley's Magazine, Volume 20

1877 - 688 pages
...same time calling to mind those witty lines which occur in Kemble's comedy, entitled the Panel — ' Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down-stairs?' Before speaking of the Praise of Folly it will perhaps be well if we refer for a moment to the incidents...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 4

1867 - 590 pages
...drawings are, indeed, outrageously grotesque. We feel ourselve* in the plight of the lover of old, "Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, but — why did you kick me down-stairs?" So here — any queer contortions of the human face or form may pass muster : but — why all these...
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Melibœus-Hipponax: The Biglow papers. Second series

James Russell Lowell - 1867 - 358 pages
...journals and public men, has certainly not tended to soothe whatever resentment might exist in America. " Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs? " We have no reason to complain that England, as a necessary consequence of her clubs,...
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Florence Danby, Etc

Edward Heneage Dering - 1868 - 336 pages
...understood what it •was that he felt, he would probably have expressed it in the words of the old play : " Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs?" Geoffrey thought of her only as the possible mother of the young lady who, without effort...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 474 pages
...Chorus + Cf. Shakspere, Act v. Sc. 3. 174 BICKERSTAFF— SWIFT. ISAAC BICKERSTAFF. Circa 1735 . 'OERHAPS it was right to dissemble your love, -*- But — why did you kick me down stairs ? 'Tit Well its .V» Wane. I care for nobody, no, not I, If no one cares for me.* Love...
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Muskingum Legends: With Other Sketches and Papers Descriptive of the Young ...

Stephen Powers - 1871 - 364 pages
...faithful and unforgetting Shawnees would lift up hand no more, wantonly, against a moose. ST. TAMMANY. Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But — why did you kick me down-stairs ? BlCKERSTAFF. ' I SAMMANY was a friend to the pale-face. He desired JL to abide with him in peace...
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Muskingum Legends: With Other Sketches and Papers Descriptive of the Young ...

Stephen Powers - 1871 - 378 pages
...faithful and unforgetting Shawnees would lift up hand no more, wantonly, against a moose. ST. TAMMANY. Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But — why did you kick me down-stairs? BlCKERSTAFF. TAMMANY was a friend to the pale-face. He desired to abide with him in peace in the country...
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The New London Jest Book

William Carew Hazlitt - 1871 - 406 pages
...REMONSTRANCE. "\ \ 7"HEN first I attempted your pity to move, Ah ! why were you deaf to my pray'rs ? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But why did you kick me down stairs ? 544' i "'WO broom-sellers, meeting in the street, one of them asked the other how he...
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Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - 1874 - 748 pages
...woman with these results before her may well be excused for looking somewhat dubiously on the phrase, " Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, But — why did you kick me dowu stairs?" A new formula must now be introduced into courtships as practised in the manufacturing...
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