Poems of Two Worlds; Containing the Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (an Allegory), Oo-La-Ita (a Legend of Minnesota), and Other Historical, Legendary, Allegorical, Humorous, Moral and Spiritual Poems
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...moment be all-sufflclent In the eyes of an educated jury to warrant his dismissal and honorable discharge, they had, through his counsel, given the requisite notice for a "special j ury." The following gentlemen were therefore empanelled: 1. Hydrargyrum Greta. 7. Capsicum Annum. 2. Pulvis Rhei Et Zinoibek. 8. 3. Taraxicumpodophylli. 4. Vaueri Aconitum. 10. 5. Aqua Menth.e Puluoium. 11. 6. Balsamium Benzoni. 13. Lobelia Inflata. Capsul Papaverib. Infusium Lupuli Compositus. Vinus Spikitus Juniperi. Eau De Vie FrancAib. Their Honors, having intimated their readiness to hear counsel In the case, and the Crier having given the usual caution of silcjice, Professor Galvani Electrosis delivered his address for the prosecution. ADDBESS FOB THE PEOSECUTION. MY Lords and Gentlemen of the Jury: 'Tis my most painful duty here to-day To lay before you every circumstance Of this man's crime and ultimate arrest. The source from which our information comes You'll find of such undoubted purity, So free from every kind of prejudice, That guilt will stand unveiled before your eyes. And though the prisoner be one of those Whose locks, now silver'd o'er with hoary age, Have kept from all whose lives he daily sought The secret of his most invidious will; The babe who, prattling on its mother's knee, In all the roseate hues of infant blood, Fell pale and wan where'er he forced his way, And crept through life in healthless misery; The schoolboy, bounding o'er the distant hill, Unwary tript o'er some projecting rock, When Medicine, with seeming kindness, called On him to use his talismanic powers. The scholar's friends to usage bent their wills, And thus to custom gave what did belong To Nature and her mystic potencies--And aided thus this wily charlatan. Start not, my...
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