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" He was chubby and plump ; a right jolly old elf; And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself. A wink of his eye, and a twist of his head, Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread. He spoke not a word but went straight to his work, And filled all... "
Selections from the American poets - Page 288
by William Cullen Bryant - 1843 - 316 pages
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Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1830 - 24 pages
...jelly. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work : . Spon filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk ; And laying his finger aside of his nose...And away they all flew like the down of a thistle ; And I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...not a word, but went straight to his work, And lil I'd all the stockings ; then turned with a jirk, And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving...out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night !" The verses of James Nack, the deaf and dumb poet, are by no means the least pleasing...
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Historic tales of olden time, concerning the early settlement and progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1833 - 316 pages
...jelly. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work : Soon filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk ; And laying his finger aside of his nose,...And away they all flew like the down of a thistle; And I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night."...
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The United States speaker: a copious selection of exercises in elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Recitations - 1836 - 491 pages
...dread ; He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, And filled all his stockings : then turned with a jerk, And laying his finger aside of his nose,...But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight, 29. THE cow AND THE ASS. Anonymous. Hard by a green meadow a stream used to flow, So clear one...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1837
...not a word, but went straight to his work, And fill'd all the stockings ; then turned with a jirk, And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving...out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night !" The verses of James Nack, the deaf and dumb pocl, are by no means the least pleasing...
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The New-York Book of Poetry

Charles Fenno Hoffman - American literature - 1837 - 253 pages
...not a word, but went straight to his work, And filled all the stockings ; then turned with a jirk, And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving...out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night !" ON SEEING A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG LADY WHOSE HEALTH WAS IMPAIRED BT THE AGUE AND FEVFB. BY...
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The book of the months: a gift for the young

Nature - 1839 - 196 pages
...dread. He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, And filled all the stockings ; then turned with a jerk, And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving a nod, up the chimney he goes. He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew, like the down of...
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The poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840
...dread. He spoke not a word but went straight to his work, And filled all the stockings ; then turned with a jerk, And laying his finger aside of his nose,...out of sight, "Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night !" THE FHOST. BY HF GOULD. THE Frost looked forth one still, clear night, And whispered,...
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The Poets of America, Illustrated by One of Her Painters

John Gadsby Chapman - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...spoke not a word but went straight to his work, And filled all the stockings ; then turned with a jert And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving...out of sight, " Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night !" THE FROST. BY HP OOULD. THE Frost looked forth one still, clear night, And whispered,...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...dread ; He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, And filled all his stockings : then turned with a jerk, And laying his finger aside of his nose,...But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight, 29. THE cow AND THE ASS. Anonymuus. Hard by a green meadow a stream used to flow, So clear one...
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