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" Hahnsum kerridge" they called it then. Eighteen hundred and twenty came; Running as usual; much, the same. Thirty and forty at last arrive, And then come fifty, and fifty-five. Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without... "
Selections of American Humour in Prose and Verse - Page 93
edited by - 1883 - 318 pages
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The autocrat of the breakfast-table (by O.W. Holmes).

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 430 pages
...fifty, and FIFTY-FIVE. Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there's nothing...Earthquake-day. — There are traces of age in the one-hoss-shay, A general flavor of mild decay, But nothing local, as one may say. There couldn't be,...
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The Autocrat of the breakfast table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 420 pages
...fifty, and FIFTY-FIVE. Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year , ' Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there's nothing...truth. (This is a moral that runs at large ; Take ic. — You're welcome. — No extra charge.) FIRST OF NOVEMUER, — the Earthquake-day.— There are...
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The New York Coach-maker's Magazine, Volume 1

1859 - 418 pages
...fifty, and FIFTY-FIVE. Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there's nothing...Take it. — You're welcome. — No extra charge.) FIIIST OK NOVEMIIER,— the Earthquake-day. — There are traces of age in the one-hoss-shay, A general...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 11

Chambers's journal - 1859 - 432 pages
...hundredth birthday, nnd the centenary of the Lisboa earthquake, nothing had given way yet. FmsT or NOVEMBER — the earthquake-day — There are traces...of mild decay, But nothing local, as one may say. There couldn't be, for the deacon's art Had made it so like in every part, That there wasn'ta chance...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 300 pages
...value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In faet, there's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I...is a moral that runs at large ; Take it. — You're weleome. — No extra eharge.) FIRST OF NOVEMBER, — the Earthquake-day. — There are traees of age...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 450 pages
...fifty, and FIFTY-FIVE. 8. Little of all we value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there's nothing...So far as I know, but a tree and truth. (This is a m5ral that runs at large ; Take it. — You're welcome. — No extra charge.) 9. FIRST OF NOVEMBER...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 304 pages
...value here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In faet, there's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I...truth. (This is a moral that runs at large ; Take it.—Yon're weleome.—No extra eharge.) 2.W FIRST OF XOVEMBER.—the Earthqnake-dav.— There are...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 346 pages
...here Wakes on the morn of its hundredth year Without both feeling and looking queer. In fact, there 's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but...truth. (This is a moral that runs at large ; Take it. — You 're welcome. — No extra charge.) FIRST OF NOVEMBER, — the Earthquake-day. — There are...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 326 pages
...So far as I know, but a tree and truth. (This is a moral that runs at large ; Take it. — You 're welcome. — No extra charge.) FIRST OF NOVEMBER,...are traces of age in the one-hoss shay, A general flavor of mild decay, But nothing local as one may say. There could n't be, — for the Deacon's art...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 528 pages
...So far as I know, but a tree and truth. (This is a moral that runs at large ; Take it. — You 're welcome. — No extra charge.) First of November,...are traces of age in the one-hoss shay, A general flavor of mild decay, But nothing local, as one may say. There could n't be, for the Deacon's art Had...
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