Collected Poems, 1901-1918

Collected Poems, 1901-1918

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...knows. ALAS, ALACK! ANN, Ann! Come! quick as you can! There's a fish that talks In the frying-pan. Out of the fat, As clear as glass, He put up his mouth And moaned "Alas!" Oh, most mournful, " Alas, alaek! " Then turned to his sizzling, And sank him back. TIRED TIM P 00R tired Tim! as sad for him. He lags the long bright morning through, Ever so tired of nothing to do; He moons and mopes the livelong day, Nothing to think about, nothing to say; Up to bed with his candle to creep, Too tired to yawn, too tired to sleep: Poor tired Tim! It's sad for him MIMA JEMIMA is my name, But oh, I have another: My father always calls me Meg, And so do Bob and mother; Only my sister, jealous of The strands of my bright hair, " Jemima--Mima--Mima! " Calls, mocking, up the stair. THE HUNTSMEN THREE jolly gentlemen, In coats of red, Rode their horses Up to bed. Three jolly gentlemen Snored till morn, Their horses champing The golden corn. Three jolly gentlemen, At break of day, Came clitter-clatter down the stairs And galloped away. THE BANDOG HAS anybody seen my Mopser?--A comely dog is he, With hair of the colour of a Charles the Fifth And teeth like ships at sea, His tail it curls straight upwards, His ears stand two abreast, And he answers to the simple name of Mopser, When civilly addressed. I CANT ABEAR ICAN'T abear a butcher, I can't abide his meat, The ugliest shop of all is his, The ugliest in the street; Bakers' are warm, cobblers' dark, Chemists' burn watery lights; But oh, the sawdust butcher's shop, That ugliest of sights! THE DUNCE WHY does he still keep ticking? Why does his round white face Stare at me over the books and ink, And mock at my disgrace? Why...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236803310
  • 9781236803313