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" My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. " But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case." Said John, " It is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If... "
The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart]. - Page 422
by J A. Stewart - 1814
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...He held them up ; and in his turn, Thus show'd his ready wjt— " My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...may Be in a hungry case !" Said John — " It is my wedding day And folks would if ape ami stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...show'd his ready wit— " My head is t ~ ice as bi% as yours, Thev therefore needs must fit. But let roe scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face •...may. Be in a hungry case ! Said John — " It is my wedding day ; And folks would gape and stare, , If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...kind. He held them up, and in its turn Thus show'd his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, for well you majr Be in a hungry case. Said John, it is my wedding day, Asd all the world wou'.d stare( If wife...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...your& Thev therefore needs must fit-. But let '! e scrape the dirt away That hangs upan your face j ; And stop and eat— for well you may <• Be in a hungry case ! Said John—" It is my wedding day ; . And folks would gape and stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...held them up ; and as he turn'd, Thus show'd his ready wit — *' My head is twice as big as your", . They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon yaur face ; And stop and cat — for well yov ma/ Be in a hungry case." aid John — " It is my wedding...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

1820
...held them up, and, in his turn, Thus show'd his ready wit — ' My head is twice as big as yours, ' They therefore needs must fit. ' But let me scrape the dirt away ' That hangs about your face ; ' And stop and eat — for well you may ' Be in a hungry case !' Said John — '...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820 - 24 pages
...Said John, It is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And 1 should dine at Ware. So turning to his horse, he said, I am ui haste to dine ; 'Iwas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine. Ah luckless speech,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus show'd his ready wit, " My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. " But let me scrape...turning to his horse, he said, " I am in haste to dine ; 'T was for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah luckless speech, and bootless...
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British Minstrel, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1822
...held them up, and in his turn, Thus shew'd his ready wit — " My head is twice as big as yours, " They therefore needs must fit. * But let me scrape...away " That hangs upon your face ; " And stop and eat — tor well you may " Be in a hungry case !" Said John — " It is my wedding day ; " And all the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus show'd his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the...away, ' That hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, fer well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John it is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare,...
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