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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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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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 wore Come floating...
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Noble Deeds of Our Fathers: As Told by Soldiers of the Revolution Gathered ...

Henry Clay Watson - United States - 1888 - 157 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 sight surprising. "As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied,...
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Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life ..., Volume 2

Sarah Hutchins Killikelly - Allusions - 1889
...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 mc.e. Come floating...
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American War Ballads and Lyrics: A Collection of the Songs and Ballads of ...

George Cary Eggleston - American poetry - 1889
...Trill 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,...stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. Cbe Mattle of tbe "Rega 73 As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a...
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Curious Questions in History, Literature, Art, and Social Life ..., Volume 2

Sarah Hutchins Killikelly - Art - 1889 - 393 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, Come floating...
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The Naval History of the United States

Willis John Abbot - United States - 1890
...kegs. As the author cJ the satirical ballad describes it, — "'Twas early day, as poets say, Just as the sun was rising; A soldier stood on a log of wood And saw the sun a-rising. As in amaze he stood to gaze (The truth can't be denied, sir), He spied a score of...
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Literature of the revolutionary period,1765-1787

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson - American literature - 1894
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange tiiings 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 a log of wood, And sa-v a thing surprising. As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score...
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Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching

American Society for Extension of University Teaching - University extension - 1897
...Gallants attend and hear a friend, Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I'll tell which late befel '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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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1904
...tell, which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say, Jnst when the Bttll WIIH rising, A soldier stood on a log of wood, And saw A thmg surprising. As in ama7,e he stood' to gaze, tThe trnth can-t be denied, sir,) He spied a score...
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Caricature History of the Georges: Or Annals of the House of Hanover ...

Thomas Wright - Caricatures and cartoons - 1904 - 639 pages
...tell, which late befell In Philadelphia city. '•* THE BATTLE OF THE KEGS. 361 " 'Twas early day, aa poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on log of wood, And saw a sight surprising. " As in amaze, be stood to gaze, — The truth can't be denied,...
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