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Definition of Goatishly
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Literary usage of Goatishly
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1. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"Now goatishly to whore. 165 Half. .Now Hoggishly ith' mire. Luc. Now flinging Hats ith' fire. Omnes. 16 Bacchus! at thy Table, Make vs of thy Reeling Rabble ..."
2. Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age by Arthur Henry Bullen (1901)
"Now goatishly to whore, 3. Now hoggishly i' th' mire, 4. Now flinging hats i' th' fire. Omnes. lo, Bacchus ! at thy table, Make us of thy reeling rabble. ..."
3. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages by Percy Society (1848)
"Luc. O the dear blood of grapes Turns us to antic shapes, Now to show tricks like apes. Drom. Now lion-like to roar, Bis. Now goatishly to whore, Half. ..."
4. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"Now goatishly to whore; Half. Now hoggishly i' th' mire; Luc. Now Hinging hats i' th' fire. Omnes. lo Bacchus! At thy table Make us of thy reeling rabble. ..."
5. The Dramatic Works of John Lilly, (the Euphuist.) by John Lyly (1892)
"Now goatishly to whore. Half. Now hoggishly i'th' mire. Lucio. Now flinging hats i'th' fire. ..."
6. Old English Plays: Being a Selection from the Early Dramatic Writers by Charles Wentworth Dilke (1814)
"Luc. O the dear blood of grapes, Turns us to antic shapes, Now to show tricks like apes. Drom. Now lion-like to roar, Ris. Now goatishly to whore, Half. ..."