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" Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh, ' 'Tis some poor fellow's skull,' said he, 'Who fell in the great victory. "
The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected - Page 14
by Chaplet - 1805
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The History of Lord Seaton's Regiment, (the 52nd Light Infantry ..., Volume 2

William Leeke - 1866 - 598 pages
...Peterkin Roll something large and round, That he beside the rivulet In playing there had found ; She ran to ask what he had found, That was so large, and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by ; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh, ' 'Tis...
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Reason in rhyme: a poetry book for the young

Reason - 1866 - 82 pages
...green, His little grandchild Wilheltnine. She saw her brother Peterkin Koll something large and round, He came to ask what he had found That was so large, and smooth, and round. Old Kasper took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by ; And then the old man shook his head, And heaved...
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The complete reader, by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole, Volume 2

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1866 - 280 pages
...grandchild Wilhelmine. She saw her brother Peterkin Eoll something large and round, That he beside the rivulet In playing there had found ; He came to ask what he had found, Old Caspar took it from the boy Who stood expectant by ; And then the old man shook his head, And with...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 332 pages
...grandchild Wilhelmine. She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round, Which he beside the rivulet, In playing there, had found. He came...and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by ; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh, — "'Tis...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 332 pages
...grandchild Wilhelmine. She saw her brother Peterkin Eoll something large and round, Which he beside the rivulet, In playing there, had found. He came...and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by ; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh,— " 'Tis...
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The Book of Humorous Verse

1920 - 1002 pages
...Battle of Blenheim 253 She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round, That he beside the rivulet In playing there had found. He came to...found, That was so large, and smooth, and round. Old Casper took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with...
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Peace and War: A Collection of Poems

Michael Harrison, Christopher Stuart-Clark - 1989 - 216 pages
...grandchild Wilhelmine. She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round Which he beside the rivulet In playing there had found; He came to...and smooth and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh "Tis some...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 226 pages
...grandchild Wilhelmine. She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round, Which he beside the rivulet In playing there had found; He came to...and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh, "Tis some...
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A Peace Reader: Essential Readings on War, Justice, Non-violence, and World ...

Joseph Fahey, Richard Armstrong - 1992 - 500 pages
...Peterkin Roll something large and round. That he beside the rivulet, In playing there, had found: She ran to ask what he had found. That was so large and smooth and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head. And with a natural sigh, 'Tis some...
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Poetry Then and Now: Approaches to Pre-twentieth Century Poetry

Sheila Hales - 1994 - 160 pages
...little grandchild Wilhelmine She saw her brother Peterkin Roll something large and round Which he beside the rivulet In playing there had found: He came to...and smooth, and round. Old Kaspar took it from the boy Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook his head, And with a natural sigh "Tis some...
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