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" our Mayor's a noddy: And as for our Corporation shocking To think we buy gowns lined with ermine For dolts that can't or won't determine What's best to rid us of our vermin ! You hope, because you're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe... "
A Little Book of Light Verse - Page 99
by Anthony Charles Deane - 1902 - 193 pages
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Doings of the Bodley Family in Town and Country

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1875 - 250 pages
...rid us of our vermin ! You hope, because you 're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe ease? Rouse up, sirs! Give your brains a racking To find the remedy we're lacking. Or, sure as fate, we 'll send you packing!" At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IT....
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Independent Fifth Reader: Containing a Practical Treatise on Elocution ...

James Madison Watson - 1880 - 336 pages
...because you're old and obese,3 To find in the furry civic 4 robe ease ? Rouse up, sirs ! Give yp.ur brains a racking To find the remedy we're lacking, Or, sure as fate, we'll send you packing ! " i 1 NSd'dy, a simpleton ; a fool. 8 O bese', very fat ; fleshy. 2 Dolt, a heavy, stupid fellow...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...rid us of our vermin ! You hope, because you're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe ease? sate in counsel, At length the Mayor broke silence: "For a guilder I'd my ermine gown sell; I wish...
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The Grammar, History, and Derivation of the English Language

Evan Daniel - 1881 - 383 pages
...me to my Lord right humbly. Bible. d. He lived a life of infamy, and died a death of shame. r. An hour they sat in council ; At length the mayor...my ermine gown sell ; I wish I were a mile hence. It. Browning. f. What were you looking at ? y. Teach me, O Lord, the way of Thy statutes. Bible,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 7-8

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1881
...packing I ' At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IT. An bonr they eat hi council. At length the Mayor broke silence : For a...I'd my ermine gown sell ; I wish I were a mile hence I It's easy to bid one rack one's brain I'm my poor head ache again, IVe scratched it...
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The National Encyclopaedia of Business and Social Forms, Embracing the Laws ...

James D. McCabe - 1884 - 872 pages
...rid us of our vermin! You hope, because you're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe ease ! Rouse up, sirs ! Give your brains a racking To find...lacking, Or, sure as fate, we'll send you packing 1 " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they sat in council,...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 pages
...and obese, To flnd in the furry civic robe ease f Rouse up. Sirs ! Give your brains a racking To flnd the remedy we're lacking. Or, sure as fate, we'll...and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IV. An hour they sate in counsel At length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder I'd my ermine...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1882 - 882 pages
...in the furry dvio robe ease ? 690 691 To find the remedy we're lacking, Or, sure as fate, we'll seud you packing!" At this, the mayor and corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they sate in counsel At length the mayor broke silence: " For a guilder I'd my ermine gown I wish I...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning ...

Robert Browning - 1882
...our vermin ! " You hope, because you 're old and obese, " To find in the furry civic robe ease ? " Rouse up, sirs ! Give your brains a racking " To find the remedy we 're lacking, " Or, sure as fate, we 'll send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked...
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Baynham's Elocution, select readings

George Walter Baynham - 1883
...rid us of our vermin ! You hope, because you're old and obese, to find in the furry civic robe ease ? Rouse up, sirs ! Give your brains a racking, to find...Corporation quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they sate in council, at length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder I'd my ermine gown sell ; I wish...
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