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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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Open Sesame!: Arranged for children from four to twelve years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - 1889
...us of our vermin ! You hope, because your' 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 counsel At length the Maj'or broke silence : " For a guilder I'd my ermine gown sell; I...
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Practical Lessons in the Use of English for Grammar Schools

Mary Frances Hyde - 1889 - 226 pages
...rid us of our vermin ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. IT. 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...
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Robert Browning's Poetical Works: Dramatic romances. Christmas-eve and ...

Robert Browning - 1889
...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 '11 send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked...
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Principal Shorter Poems

Robert Browning - 1890 - 308 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...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 sell ; I wish...
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In a balcony. Dramatis personae. Dramatic romances

Robert Browning - 1890
...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...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 gown...
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Pocket Volume of Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1890 - 319 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...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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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1890 - 862 pages
...rid us of our vermin ! You hope, because you're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe ease t 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. IT. An hour they sate in...
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Edward Gibbon. Bishop Butler. Sterne and Thackeray. The Waverley novels ...

Walter Bagehot - 1891
...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...and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation.' A person of musical abilities proposes to extricate the civic dignitaries from the difficulty, and...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 pages
...vermin! You hope, because you're old and obese, To find in the furry civic robe case? Rouse up, sirs I Give your brains a racking To find the remedy we're...and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. iv. An hour they sat in counsel, At length the Mayor broke silence, For a guilder I'd my ermine gown...
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The Works of Walter Bagehot ...

Walter Bagehot - 1891
...'our mayor's a noddy; 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 I ' At this the mayor and corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation." A person of musical abilities...
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