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" I know, cries Death, that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don't be captious, friend, at least; I little thought you'd still be able To stump about your farm and stable; Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy though of your... "
Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ... - Page 223
1805 - 518 pages
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...be kind : Besides, you promised me three warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings." " I know," cries Death, " that, at the best, I seldom...still be able To stump about your farm and stable : Your years have run to a great length : I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold !" says...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...secretary's warrant.* Beside, you promised me Three Wan» ings. Which lhavc looked for nights and mom ings ; alling upon his knees and saying his prayers in the street, or in any other unusual place ; and be* I seldom am a welcome guest ; But don't be captious, friend, at least; I little thought you 41...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...secretary's warrant. Beside, you promise! me three warnings, Wl.ic'.i I have looked for nights and mornings; But for that loss of time and ease I can recover damages....little thought you'd still be able To stump about your farms and stable : Tour years have run to a great length; I wish you joy, though, of your strength!"...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...kind : " Besides, you promis'd me Three Warnings, " Which I nave look'd for nights and mornings." " I know," cries Death, " that, at the best, " I seldom...still be able " To stump about your farm and stable ; " Your years have run to a great length ; " I wish you joy, though, of your strength !" " Hold,"...
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Fables and moral maxims, in verse and prose, selected by A. Parker

Anne Parker - 1835
...be kind ; Besides, you promised me Three Warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings.' " I know," cries Death, " that, at the best, I seldom...still be able To stump about your farm and stable; Your years have run to a great length; I wish you joy, though, of your strength." " Hold," says the...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...warrant. " Besides, you promised me Three Warnings, " Which I have looked for nights and mornings ; '• But for that loss of time and ease, " I can recover...still be able " To stump about your farm and stable ; " Your years have run to a great length ; " I wish you joy, though, of your strength !" " Hold,"...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 pages
...warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings." " I know," cries Death, " that, at the best, 1 seldom am a welcome guest ; But don't be captious,...still be able To stump about your farm and stable : Your years have run to a great length ; I wish you joy, though, of your strength." 9. " Hold !" says...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - 1840 - 288 pages
...would be kind : Besides you promised me three warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings." "I know," cries Death, " that, at the best, I seldom...captious, friend, at least : I little thought you'd still be'able To stump about your farm and stable : • Your years have run to a great length : 8 I wish...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1841 - 364 pages
...look'd for nights, and mornungs! | Rut, for that loss of time, and ease, | I can recover danrages." | " I know," cries Death, | " that, at the best', | I seldom am a wel'come guest; | Rut don't be captious, friend, at leasts \ I little thought you'd still be able , | To stump about...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...secretary's warrant.* Beside, you promised me Three Warnings, Which 1 hare looked for nights and niorumg-i ; ires The souls of patriots ; while his brow supports...throng : ' Why this astonishment on every face, Y ń : Your years have run to a great length ; I wish you joy, though, of your strength !' ' Hold,' says...
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