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" Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating down the tide, sir.... "
Past and Present of Wyandot County, Ohio: A Record of Settlement ... - Page 31
edited by - 1913
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856 - 694 pages
...friend, Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange tilings I'll tell which late beftl In Philadelphia city. Twas early day, as poets say. Just when the sun was...on a log of wood. And saw a thing surprising. As in amaze lie stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Nov. 7, 1808-March ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1857
...will take the liberty to quote Hopkinson on the subject, who was a witness to the transaction : "Twos early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, And saw a fight surprising. " As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied,...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...harmonious ditty ; Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. Twas early day, аз poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier...stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. * This ballad was occasioned by в real incident. Certain machines, in the form of kegs, charged with...
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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrialists - 1858 - 482 pages
...friend Tnll forth harmonious ditty ; Strange things I'll tell, which late befell In Philadelphia city. Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, And saw a sight surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, — The truth can't be denied,...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty ; Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was...on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more (Jome floating...
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The Historical Magazine and Notes and Queries Concerning the ..., Volume 3

John Ward Dean, George Folsom, John Gilmary Shea, Henry Reed Stiles, Henry Barton Dawson - United States - 1859
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty; Strange things I'll tell which late bcfel In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as Poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, AnJ saw a sight surprising. As in a maze he stood to gaze (The truth can't be deny'd,...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty; Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was...on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1862 - 776 pages
...fricnd Trill forth harmonious ditty; Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say. Just when the sun was rising, A soldicr stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to '.-.•< /.,•....
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Hail Columbia, the Flag, and Yankee Doodle Dandy

William Thomas Roberts Saffell - Mount Vernon - 1864 - 123 pages
...friend trill forth harmonious ditty ; Strange things I'll tell which late befell in Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say, just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, and saw a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, the truth can't be denied, sir,...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - Etats-Unis - 1865 - 459 pages
...forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I '11 tell, which late befell ' In Philadelphia city. 'T was early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, And saw a sight surprising. As in amaze, he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied,...
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