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Hobbinol, or the rural games

Somerville, William

Hobbinol, or the rural games

A burlesque poem, in blank verse. By William Somervile Esq;.

by Somerville, William

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Published by printed for G. Hawkins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4794, no. 04).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4794, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],vii,[1],3-78p.,plates
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17004082M

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Codex Rare Books presents Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Hobbinol Poem, In Blank Verse, a work by William Somervile: Samuel Johnson, in his great ‘Lives of the Poets,’ pays Somervile the following compliment: “[Somervile] has shewn, by the subjects which his poetry has adorned, that it is practicable to be at once a skilful sportsman and a man of letters.

Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. a Burlesque Poem, in Blank Verse. by William Somervile Esq. OCLC Number: Description: vii, 78 pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Or the rural games book Titles: Hobbinol Rural games: Responsibility: by William Somervile, esq. Hobbinol, or the rural games: a burlesque poem, in blank verse.

By William Somervile Esq. Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. A Burlesque Poem, In Blank Verse. By William Somervile Author: William Somervile. Like the drafts of many of his poems, the text circulated in manuscript before being published, with revisions, as Hobbinol, or, The Rural Games, a burlesque dedicated to Hogarth, in Somervile's major poem was The Chace, published in and dedicated to Frederick, prince of Wales.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: William Somerville. The "Rural Games" is a stirring and humorous Poem about young Hobbinol and Ganderetta, King & Queen of the May Games, and a tremendous fight.

Contemporary Brown Full-Leather Binding with 5 Gilt Decorated Raised bands to spine. Gilt Title in 2nd compartment and Gilt Floal Motif in others. pages, g, 9 1/2" Tall. This page lists sports and games which have traditionally been played in rural areas.

Predominantly they come from the British Isles. Some take the form of annual events in a particular location associated with the tradition.

Others have become more widespread, being played in local fairs or festivities in different areas. Some are pub games. His most famous production was The Chase (), closely followed by Hobbinol in - a burlesque poem in 3 Cantos of blank verse, dedicated to Hogarth.

It describes rural games set in the Vale of Evesham (referenced by ESTC T; D.F. Foxon, English VerseS). Hobbinol: or the rural games. A burlesque poem, in blank verse. By William Somervile Esq. The Ford Ranger New Zealand Rural Games is expecting a few more four-legged visitors through its support of animal welfare organisations.

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Cover has a white background with drawings from the monster book around the border. By Azra 3 posts 60 views. A loose to joy. Their champion Hobbinol Vaunting they raise, above that earth-born race Of giants old, who piling hills on hills, Pelion on Ossa, with rebellious aim Made war on Jove.

The sturdy mountaineers, Who saw their mightiest fall'n, and in his fall Their honours past impair'd, their trophies, won By their proud fathers, who with scorn look'd downAuthor: William Somervile.The second edition of this humorous and popular burlesque poem, about country life and the Cotswolds Games, written by the influential poet William Somervile.

The second edition of this work, an uncommon find. This second edition was published in the same year as the first. There was seven-hundred and fifty copies of the second edition printed. ESTC citation number T Collated, complete.Books shelved as game-warden: Open Season by C.J.

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