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" THE night was stormy and dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street, The wind did sing and blow ; I could hear the policeman's feet Clapping to... "
Punch - Page 244
1845
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The Sportsman's magazine of life in London and the country, ed ..., Volume 1

Miles's Boy (pseud) - 1845
...town was shut up in sleep ; )nly those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no ' eds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street, The wind did sing and blow ; 1 ould hear the policeman's feet Clapping to and fro. There stood a potato-man In the midst of all...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1856 - 689 pages
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who 'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...the wet ; He stood with his 'tato-can In the lonely Hayraarket. Swaggering over the stones. These shabby bucks did walk: And I went and followed those...
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The humorous poetry of the english language

J. Parton - 1856
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep: Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who 'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...There stood a potato-man In the midst of all the wet j He stood with his 'tato-can In the lonely Haymarket. Swaggering over the stones, These shabby bucks...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language: From Chaucer to Saxe ...

James Parton - English poetry - 1857 - 689 pages
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who 'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...stood with his 'tato-can In the lonely Haymarket. Swaggering over the stones, These shabby bucks did walk; And I went and followed those seedy ones,...
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The Cyclopędia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic ...

William Evans Burton - Wit and humor - 1858
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...potato-man In the midst of all the wet ; He stood with his 'tato-сап In the lonely Haymarket. Two gents of dismal mien, And dark and greasy rags, Came out...
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THE CYCLOPEDIA OF WIT AND HUMOR

1864
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep: Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...the lonely Haymarket. Two gents of dismal mien, And dark and greasy rags, Came out of a shop for gin, Swaggering over the flags: Swaggering over the stones,...
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The Oxford Thackeray: With Illustrations, Issue 76, Volume 7

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1829
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...could hear the policeman's feet Clapping to and fro. Two gents of dismal mien, And dank and greasy rags Came out of a shop for gin, Swaggering over the...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 11

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street, The wind did sing and blow ; 1 could hear the policeman's feet Clapping to and fro. There stood a potato-man In the midst of all...
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Miscellanies, Volume 5

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1877
...I pass'd through the lonely strcet, The wind did sing and blow ; I could hear the policeman's fcet Clapping to and fro. There stood a potato-man In the midst of all the wet ; По stood with his 'tato-can In the lonely Haymarket. Two gents of dismal mien, And dank and greasy...
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Complete Works, Volume 10

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...dark, The town was shut up in sleep : Only those were abroad who were out on a lark, Or those who'd no beds to keep. I pass'd through the lonely street,...blow ; I could hear the policeman's feet Clapping fro. There stood a potato-man In the midst of all the wet ; He stood with, his 'tato-can III the lonely...
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