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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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Lyrical and Dramatic Poems: Selected from the Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1883 - 275 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...! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with mighty consternation. IV. An hour they sate in counsel, At length the Mayor broke silence ; " For a...
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Advanced Text-book of English Composition, in Prose and Verse ...

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1883
...league onward, Rode the six hundred ; Volleyed and thundered." Tennyson, 18. " An hour they sate in council, At length the Mayor broke silence : '...I'd my ermine gown sell ; I wish I were a mile hence 1' " Brovmi^. 19. " Bird of the wilderness, Blithesome and cumhcrless ; Emblem of happiness, Blest...
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Notes of lessons on moral subjects

Frederick William Hackwood - 1883 - 216 pages
...people in a body To the Town Hall came flocking : "Tis clear,' cried they, 'our mayor's a noddy.'... At this the mayor and corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they sate in council ; At length. ..what should hap At the chamber door but a gentle tap?... ' Come in !...
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Illustrated poems and songs for young people, ed. by mrs. [L.D.] Sale Barker

Illustrated poems - 1885
...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. An...
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Dramatis Personae, Dramatic Romances and Lyrics, Strafford, Etc

Robert Browning - 1886 - 612 pages
...vermin ! " You hope, because you're old and obese, " To find in the furry civic robe ease ? " Bouse up, Sirs ! Give your brains a racking "To find the remedy we're lacking, " Or, sure as fate, we'1l send you packing! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IV....
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1887
...Rouse up, sirs ! Give your brains a racking To find the remedy we 're lacking, Or, sure as fate, we '11 send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IV. An hour they sat in council ; At length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder I 'd my ermine...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 pages
...gowns lined with ermine For dolts that can't or won't determine What's best to rid us of our vermin !" At this the Mayor and 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...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning ..., Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1887
...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...
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Robert Browning's Poetical Works: Dramatic romances. Christmas-eve and ...

Robert Browning - 1888
...up, sirs ! Give your brains a racking " To find the remedy we 're lacking, " Or, sure as fate, we '11 send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation V. An hour they sat in council, At length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder I 'd my ermine...
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Practical Lessons in ... English ...

M. F. Hyde - 1888
...rid us of our vermin ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. nr. An hour they sat in council; At length the Mayor broke silence: " I wish I were a mile hence! Oh for a trap, a trap, a trap! " Just as he said this, what should hap...
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