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Hobbinol, or the Rural Games. a Burlesque Poem, in Blank Verse. by William Somervile Esq. OCLC Number: Description: vii, 78 pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Other 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 Verse , S). 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. Entries are now being called for the Norwood New Zealand Rural Sports Awards. New Zealand’s premier celebration of rural sports athletes – the Norwood New Zealand Rural Sports Awards – is now accepting. Explore and refine your search; Show me: Full collection; Just highlights; and. Items with images only; Currently on show.