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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 reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848
...warrant. " Besides, you promised me Three Warnings, " Which I have look'd for nights and mornings ; " And for that loss of time and ease, " I can recover damages." Ч " I know," cried Death, " that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest ; " But don't be captious, friend, at...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...yon promised me Three Warnings, Which I №ате looked for nights and mornings ; Bat for that loes and amid : Your years have run to a great length ; I wish you joy, though, of your strength 1* ' Hold,' says...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 480 pages
...kind : Besides, you promised me three warnings, Which I have looked for, nights and mornings 1 " 6. " I know," cries Death, " that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest ; "Hold!" says the farmer, "not so fast! I have been lame, these four years past." "And no great wonder,"...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - 1854 - 426 pages
...would be kind ; Besides, you promised me three warnings, Which I have looked for niglits and morniuga 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," says...
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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - 1854 - 384 pages
...fourscore." 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." 7. " Hold !" says...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 381 pages
...But, for that loss of time, and ease, | I can recover danrages." | " I know," cries Death, | " thai, at the best', \ I seldom am a welcome guest; | But don't be captious, friend, at leaser | I little thought you'd still be able | To stump about your farm', and sta.ble ; | Your years...
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A collection of poems from various authors, fo young persons

Collection - 1856 - 102 pages
...would be kind;" Beside, you promis'd me Three Warnings, Which I have 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, tho', of your strength !" "Hold," says the...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...kind : Besides, you promis'd me three warnings, Which I have looked for, nights and mornings 1" 6. " I know," cries Death, "that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But do n't be +captious, friend; at least, I little thought that you 'd be able To stump about your farm...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...be kind : Besides, you promised me Three Warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings : And for that loss of time and ease, I can recover damages." " I know," says Death, " that, at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest ; But don't be captious, friend, at least...
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The elements of elocution and correct reading

Charles Richson - 1860
...: Beside, you promis'd me Three Warnings, Which I have look'd for nights and mornings, And for the loss of time and ease I can recover damages." " I...still be able To stump about your farm and stable ; Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy, tho' of your strength ! " " Hold," says the...
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