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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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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1891
...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 '11 send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked...
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The Star Speaker: A Complete and Choice Collection of the Best Productions ...

Flora N. Kightlinger - 1892 - 458 pages
...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...sat in council, At length the Mayor broke silence, " O for a trap, a trap, a trap ! " Just as he said this, what should hap At the chamber door but a...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1893 - 376 pages
...scarcely fit to hold a candle. Strange all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. An hour they sat in Council'; At length the Mayor...silence : For a guilder I'd my ermine gown sell,— lavish I were a mile hence. Browning. Having reached the summit, and managed to cross it, he Rolled...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1893 - 376 pages
...scarcely fit to hold a candle. Strange all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee. An hour they sat in Council; At length the Mayor broke silence : For a guilder I'd my ermine guion sell, — I wish I were a mile hence. Browning. Having reached the summit, and managed to cross...
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Hoekzema's Gleanings from English Poetry

David Hoekzema - 1893 - 334 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 'l1 send you packing!" At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked...
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The School Poetry Book

1894 - 129 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...I'd my ermine gown sell; "I wish I were a mile hence ! H4 The Pied Piper of Hamelin. It's easy to bid one rack one's brain — I'm sure my poor head aches...
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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1895 - 1033 pages
...Rouse up, sirs 1 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...At length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder I 'd my ermine gown sell, I wish I were a mile hence ! It 's easy to bid one rack one's brain — I...
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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1895 - 1033 pages
...sirs I Give your brains a racking To find the remedy we 're lacking, Or, sure as fate, we '11 send yon I 'd my ermine gown sell, I wish I were a mile hence ! It 's easy to bid one rack one's brain — I...
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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1895 - 1033 pages
...we 're lacking, < >r. sure as fate, we '11 send you ¡lacking ' " At this the Mayor and Corjtoration Quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they sat...At length the Mayor broke silence : " For a guilder 1 'd my ermine gown eell, I wish I were a mile hence ! It 'ÿ easy to bid one nick one's brain I 'in...
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The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1895 - 1033 pages
...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 '11 send you packing ! " At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked...
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