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" But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. "
The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction - Page 358
edited by - 1842 - 468 pages
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The Harbinger: A May-gift

Gift books - 1833 - 96 pages
...That it seems as if he said, " They are gone." The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed .In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have...Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his back, And...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

American literature - 1836
...bloom, And the names lie loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. "My grand mama has said — Poor old lady — she is dead Long ago...Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. " But now his nose is thin. And it rests upon his chin Like a stall', And a crook is in his back, And...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...That it seems as if he said, ' They are gone.' :The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has pressed In their bloom, ' And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.. My grandmama has said — Poor old lady— she is dead Long ago; That he had a Roman nose, And his cheek...
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Lit, Volume 2

1836
...the above beautiful poem, that the same pen could trace the following, speaking of an old man — " My grandmamma has said, — Poor old lady, she is...dead, Long ago,— That he had a Roman nose, And his check was like a rose In the snow. " But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1836
...That it seems as if ho said, 'They are gone." ' The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prosied In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb ! 4 My grand roam a has said — Poor old lady — she is dead Long ago ; That he hada Roman none,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 180

English literature - 1895
...handwriting and Abraham Lincoln was fond of quoting : ' The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb." Since that time other works in prose and verse have poured from his pen, till his name as an essayist,...
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The book of the months: a gift for the young

Nature - 1839 - 196 pages
...it seems as if he said, ' They are gone ! ' " The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom ; And the names he loved to hear Have...Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. " But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff; And a crook is in his back, And...
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Burtons' Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, Volume 5

1839
...chance of show. Is the poem whence the following verses arc extracted an honest selection ? My grandmama has said — Poor old lady ; she is dead Long ago—...Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow .' I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him here ; But the old three-cornered hat, And the...
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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and American Monthly Review, Volume 5

William Evans Burton - 1839
...of show. Is the poem whence the following verьes are extracted an honest selection ? My grandmama has said — Poor old lady ; she is dead Long ago...he had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose III tiit- зiWW.' I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him here ; But the old three-cornered...
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The Poets of America, Illustrated by One of Her Painters

John Gadsby Chapman - American poetry - 1840 - 284 pages
...their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmama has said — Poor old lady ; she is dead Long ago...he had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his back, And...
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