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" You are old," said the youth, "and your jaws are too weak For anything tougher than suet; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak — Pray, how did you manage to do it? "
Alice in Wonderland - Page 12
by Lewis Carroll - 1897 - 152 pages
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Punch, Volume 105

1893
...Eloquence rife ; And so in an age of mere Brummagem ' jaw ' I can still hold my own in the strife." " You are old," said the youth ; "one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as ever ; Yetyou balance that eel on the end of your nose — What makes you so awfully clever ?." " You are...
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Alice's adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. With illustr. by J. Tenniel

1869
...suet; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak : Fray, how did you manage to do it . " "In my youth" said his father, " I took to the law,...it gave to my jaw, Has lasted the rest of my life." 5 " You are old," said the youth ; one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as ever ; Yet...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll - Adventure stories - 1869 - 192 pages
...suet; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak: Pray, how did you manage to do it 9" "In my youth," said his father, " I took to the law,...it gave to my jaw, Has lasted the rest of my life." ADVICE FROM A "You are old" said the youth; one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as...
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London Society, Volume 32

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - 1877
...the bones and the beak — Pray, how did you manage to do it ?" " In my youth," said his father, u I took to the law, And argued each case with my wife ; And the muscular strength that it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life." ' Talking about parody, few have done better...
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The Reading Club and Handy Speaker: Being Selections in Prose ..., Issues 6-12

George Melville Baker - Elocution - 1879
...Pray, hp^ did you manage to do it?" j • , ,.j < . ••" .• ' ' •• • . , , ,. t . ,. , • " In my youth," said his father, " I took to the law, And argued each case with my wife ; Awl the muscular strength which it gave to my jaw, Hs (asted the rest of my Hie." " You are old,"...
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Harper's Young People, Volume 11, Part 1

Children's literature - 1889
...than suet: Yet you nniehed the goose, with the bones and the beakPray how did you manage to do it ?'' '•In my youth," said his father, "I took to the law, And argued each cafe with my wife; And the muscular strength which it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life."...
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The Witty and Humorous of the English Poets: With Specimens Arranged in Periods

William Davenport Adams - Poetry - 1880 - 335 pages
...; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak — Pray how did you manage to do it ?' ' In my youth,' said his father, ' I took to the law,...it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life.' Mr. Lear has written more than Mr. Carroll, but not more successfully. lake Shadwell, though in a very...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1881
...than suet ; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beakPray, how do you manage to do it?" "In my youth," said his father, " I took to the law,...And the muscular strength which it gave to my jaw lias lasted the rest of my life." Mr. Cholmondeley Pennell has also written a very ingenious imitation...
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Poetical Ingenuities and Eccentricities

William T. Dobson - Alliteration - 1882 - 254 pages
...; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak — Pray, how do you manage to do it?' ' In my youth,' said his father, ' I took to the law,...it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life.' " * Mr. H. Choltnondeley-Pennell in " Puck on Pegasus " gives some good examples, such as that on the...
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Art needlework, a complete manual of embroidery

1882
...suet; Yet you finished the goose, with the bones and the beak — Pray, how do you manage to do it ?" " In my youth," said his father, " I took to the law,...it gave to my jaw Has lasted the rest of my life." One of our illustrations shows the Lobster's Quadrille, the performers in the present instance being...
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