The Song of Milkanwatha

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Tickell & Grinne, 1856 - 144 páginas

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Página 92 - MERRILY swinging on brier and weed, Near to the nest of his little dame, Over the mountain-side or mead, Robert of Lincoln is telling his name : Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, Spink, spank, spink ; Snug and safe is that nest of ours, Hidden among the summer flowers. Chee, chee, chee.
Página 40 - ... husband; Though the handle do support it, Tis the top keeps all the rain off; Though the top gets all the wetting, 'Tis the handle bears the burden; So the top is good for nothing, If there isn't any handle, And the case holds vice versa. In this way, did Milkanwatha Reason when he was a-thinking, Thinking of his Pogee-wogee, Of the blue-eyed Sweet Potato, In the Village of the Noodles. Song of Milkanwatha 72 "WHAT i THINK OF HIAWATHA...
Página 91 - And not far, I believe, from a quarter of seven (He was slow gettin
Página 33 - ... Cutta-dido, Cut the pigeons' wing so quickly That his heels would strike together Eighty times, and even ninety — Once he did it ninety-nine times—- One more would have made the hundred." Such was his prowess, and all men looked on him as the bravest and the best, and every woman was wishing that " He was her'n, and she was his'n, Ever her'n and ever his'n, Her'n and his'n, now and ever, Each one wishing for our hero. But he wishing not for no one ; Having other things to think on, Other...
Página 89 - O'er a forehead high curled copious hair, His nose a Roman, complexion fair, O'er an eagle eye an auburn lash, And he never stopped shoutin' thro' his moustache ! "Higher!" He saw thro' the windows as he kept gettin...
Página 40 - Just as, to a big umbrella Is the handle when it's raining, So a wife is, to her husband; Though the handle do support it, Tis the top keeps all the rain off; Though the top gets all the wetting, Tis the handle bears the burden; So the top is good for nothing, If there isn't any handle, And the case holds vice versa.
Página 65 - ... Fifteen years of wedded life passed away. His friends, Silli-ninkum, and Beedel, fat man, have departed this life. " Never jumps a sheep that's frightened Over any fence whatever — Over wall, or fence, or timber, But a second follows after, And a third upon the second, And a fourth, and fifth, and so on — First a sheep, and then a dozen, Till they all, in quick succession, One by one, have got clean over. So misfortunes, almost always Follow after one another, Seem to watch each other, always...
Página 90 - Take care you there!" said an old woman; "stop! It's blowing gales up there on top— You'll tumble off on t'other side!" But the hurryin' stranger loud replied, "Higher!" "Oh! don't you go up such a shocking night, Come sleep on my lap,
Página 91 - Yes, lifeless, defunct, without any doubt, The Lamp of his Being, decidedly out, On the dreary hill-side, the youth was a-laying, And there was no more use for him to be saying.
Página 91 - About quarter past six, the next forenoon, A man, accidentally, going up soon, Heard spoken above him, as...

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