Nightcaps, Issue 1859

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D. Appleton, 1859 - Children's stories - 171 pages
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Page 86 - The dame made a curtsy, The dog made a bow ; The dame said, Your servant, The dog said, Bow, wow.
Page 31 - Yes," said Sarah, " and you'll cry harder when you hear about Stephen Doublus Greenhorn — that's the other one." " N— o," said Alice. " Yes, indeed," said Sarah. " A year ago he was a jolly fat little fellow, and blew his own trumpet, hardly stopping to breathe, and played all manner of monkey tricks, like a real Captain Swagger, as he was. He made such a hideous...
Page 1 - Kind, pood natured. generous, trusty, Bachelor brother, And no other, (Who will maintain were't his last word) That children should be seen, not heard, This book with many a childish trait And talk, which he pretends to hate, Most lovingly I dedicate.
Page 1 - TO MY RUSTY, FUSTY, CRUSTY, GUSTY, KIND, GOOD-HEARTED, GENEROUS, TRUSTY, BACHELOR BROTHER, AND NO OTHER (WHO WILL MAINTAIN, WERE 'T HIS LAST WORD, THAT CHILDREN SHOULD BE SEEN, NOT HEARD), THIS BOOK OF MANY A CHILDISH TRAIT AND TALK, WHICH HE PRETENDS TO HATE, MOST LOVINGLY I DEDICATE.
Page 74 - So ho snapped at the other dog to get his piece, and down went his own into the stream, and so he lost both. Toby said he would not have been so stupid, for when a bit got in his mouth it was sure to stay there. At last the evening came to an end, and they all went to bed in good humor.

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