em sich a drubbin' that they'd clean forgit his looks, For Abe made up in common sense the things he lacked in books. Wull, nex' election I got beat, and Abe come back alone ; I kep' a-clinkin' on the farm, pervidin Poems All the Way from Pike - Page 72by Robertus Love - 1904 - 126 pagesFull view
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Percy Frazer Smith - Pittsburgh (Pa.) - 1918 - 292 pages
...comic face of his'n was fortified with fac's. Some fellers used to laff at Abe because his boots and pants Appeared to be on distant terms, but when he'd git a chance He'd give them such a drubbin' that they'd clean forgit his looks ; Fer Abe made up in common sense the things...