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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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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...MR. MOORE. " January 2. 1820. " My dear Moore, " ' To-day it is ray wedding day ; And all the folks would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware.' Or thus : " 'Here's a happy new year ! but with reason, I beg you'll permit me to say Wish me many...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 7

William Cowper - 1836
...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...well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John, It is my wedding-da}', And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...kind. He held them up, and in hia turn Thus show'd his ready wit, My head ia 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'may Be in a hungry case. Said John, It is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If wife...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus showed 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 upon your face ; [1] Timely at the right time, seasonable, [a] Guise manner, mood. [3] Pin mood, humour....
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...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 ; 'Twos for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah, luckless speech and bootless...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...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...well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John, it is my wedding day, And all the world would stare, I If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at...
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Selections from the British Poets: From Beattie to Campbell

1843
...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...Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware." So, turning to his horsq, he said, " I am in haste to dine ; 'Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus showed his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yours, oked down to blush, and she looked up to sigh, With...hand, ere her mother could bar ' Now tread we a m wedding day, And all the world would stare If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware,...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...kind. He held them up, and in his turn Thus showed his ready wit, My head is twice as big as yourn, at narrow sky, fur 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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...He held them up, and in his turn Thus show'd his ready wit, " My head is twice as big as yours, 30 " But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, for well you mayBe in a hungry case." Said John "It is my wedding-day, And all the world would stare, If Wife...
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