Queer People I Have Met

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Talbot Burke
W. T. Burke, 1885 - 156 pages
 

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Page 39 - THE bells ! — hear the bells ! The merry wedding bells ! The little silver bells ! How fairy-like a melody there swells From the silver tinkling cells Of the bells, bells, bells! Of the bells! "The bells! — ah, the bells! The heavy iron bells ! Hear the tolling of the bells ! Hear the knells ! How horrible a monody there floats From their throats — From their deep-toned throats! How I shudder at the notes From the melancholy throats Of the bells, bells, bells! Of the bells...
Page 118 - Who will think of him upon the waters blue! Sailing, sailing, over the bounding main, For many a stormy wind shall blow, ere Jack comes home again ! Sailing, sailing, over the bounding main, For many a stormy wind shall blow, ere Jack comes home again.
Page 117 - Y'heave ho! my lads, the wind blows free, A pleasant gale is on our lee; And soon across the ocean clear Our gallant bark shall bravely steer.
Page 117 - A pleasant gale is on our lee. And soon across the ocean clear Our gallant bark shall bravely steer ; But ere we part from England's shores to-night, A song we'll "Ing for home and beauty bright.
Page 9 - Pingleton persisted in either standing in the middle of the sidewalk, like a rock in a stream...

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