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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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A Memoir of the Late Rev. William Croswell, D.D.: Rector of the Church of ...

Harry Croswell - 1854 - 528 pages
...great a man as he, I might have heen as anxious to save appearances. ' Said John, it is my wedding day, And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware.' " In several of his succeeding letters he writes in remarkahly good spirits ; speaks of the health...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...kind. He held them up, and in his to, Thus sbew'd his ready wit, My nead is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the dirt away, That hangs upon your face ; \nd stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John, It is my wedding-da;^ And all...
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European Historical Collections: Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland ...

John Warner Barber - 1855 - 568 pages
...turn Thus show'd his ready wit My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must tit But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your...would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I shold dine at Ware. So turning to his horse he said, I am in haste to dine ; Twas for your pleasure...
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Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1855
...LETTER CCCLII. TO Mii. MooRE. " January 2d, 1820. " ' To-day it is my wedding-day, And all the folks would stare If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware.' Or ihtu, " Here 'sa happy new year ! but with reason I beg you Ml permit me to say Wish me many...
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Poems, Volumes 1-3

William Cowper - 1855
...must fit. ., vf^ But let me scrape the dirt away , , , j That hangs upon your face ; .,.,-,, :n'.;{. And stop and eat, for well you may , ... . Be in a hungry case. . . :"ii. : '! Said John, it is my wedding day, And all the world would staro, If wife should dine...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 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 the...dine at Ware." So, turning to his horse, he said, a I am in haste to dine; Twas for your pleasure you came here, You shall go back for mine." Ah, luckless...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ.,

REV. H. STEBBING A.M. - 1856
...yours, They therefore needs must fit. But let me scrape the dirt away, That hangs upon your face ; 4nd stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case. Said John, It is ray wedding-day; And all the world would stare, If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq. and Memoir of the Author

G. Standfast - 1856
...turn Thus show'd his ready wit, 'My lie.id is twice as big as youss, Tney therefore needs must fit. That hangs upon your face ; And stop and eat, for well you may H"*. let me scrape the dirt away, Be in a hungry case. If wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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...may Be in a hungry case." Said John " It is my wedding day, And all the world would stare, If Wife should dine at Edmonton, And I should dine at Ware."...
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The Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes. Collected by the Daughter of a ...

Book - 1859 - 312 pages
...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...you may Be in a hungry case." Said John, " It is my wedding day. And all the world would stare If wife should dine at Edmonton And I should dine at Ware."...
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