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" Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. "
Notes and Queries - Page 43
1864
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, 7. köide

James Anderson - 1792
...knows, but we fhall in the end', Learn to have patience with ourselves and mend. A PICTURE TOO TRUE. TENDER-HANDED stroke a nettle, And it stings you for...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. 'Tis the same with grov'ling natures J' Use them kindly they rebel : But be rough as nutmeg gratcis,...
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Cobbett's Political Register, 13. köide

William Cobbett - 1808
...siiii^s you fur vour pains; Press it, like a manor mettle, And it soft as silk remains. 'T;s the same with vulgar natures, Use them kindly, they rebel ; But, be rough as nutrmg-gratcrs, And tile rogues obey you well." The truth of this maxim, which I applied to the Americans...
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The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being ..., 1. köide

1806
...any remedy for love been known, The god of physic sure had cur'd his own. o3 197 cccc. 1'ROBATUM EST. Tender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you for...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. T!s the same with eommon natures, Use them kindly, they rebel ; But be rough as nutnjeg graters, And...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...must dine him now. VULGAR NATURES. TENDER-HANDED stroke a nettle, And it stings you for your paius; Grasp it, like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remaius. 'Tis the same with vulgar natures, Use them kindly, they rebel; But be rouffh as nutmeg graters,...
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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

1812 - 131 lehte
...ciinks, quoth he, in Wales, one wedding sees ; Ay, quoth the other, each man toasts his cheese. CCXXXIU. Tender-handed, stroke a nettle, And it stings you...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. • 'Tis the same with common nature*, Use them kindly, they rebel; But be rough as nutmeg-graters,...
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The Juvenile Port-folio, and Literary Miscellany, 1. köide

Thomas Condie - 1813
...serious too ', And may his thoughts and words the« be, To me both fond and true. A PICTURE TOO TRDE. Tender-handed, stroke a nettle, And it stings you...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. 'Tis the same with grav'ling natures ; Use them kindly, they rebel : But, be rough as nutmeg graters,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., 5. köide

Thomas Campbell - 1819
...broad, I welcome night, Smile at discharge from care, and shut out light. ' VERSES WRITTEN ON A WINDOW. TENDER-HANDED stroke a nettle, And it stings you for...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains. "Tis the same with common natures, Use 'em kindly they rebel : But be rough as nutmeg-graters, And...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., 2. köide

William Nicholson - 1819
...manner as for their points to wound the skin. Hence arose die following lines : " Tender handed touch a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains." • F THE DIFFERENT KINDS Or INFI.ORKSC1KCE, OH MODES OP FLOWER1SU. , The various modes in which flowers...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., 2. köide

William Nicholson - 1819
...manner as fpr their points to wound the skin. Hence arose the following lines : " Tender handed touch a nettle, And it stings you for your pains ; Grasp...like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains." OP TRS DIFFKREHT KINDS Of ITaFLORESOOM'K, OR MOPES OF FLOWERING. The various modes in which flowers...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclop¿dia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., 4. köide

John Mason Good - 1819
...blush'd ! 5. .By Aaron Hill, 'ender-handed stroke a nettle, And it stings you fur your pains ; (rasp it like a man of mettle, And it soft as silk remains, лз the same with common natures : Use 'em kindly, they ri.l>el ; ut, be rough as nutmeg-graters,...
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