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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
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The Wit and Humor of Colonial Days (1607-1800)

Carl Holliday - American literature - 1912 - 315 pages
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I '11 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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American Poems (1625-1892)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - American poetry - 1912 - 669 pages
...Strange things I 'll tell, which late befell In Philadelphia city. T was early day, as poets say, 5 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, 10 He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating...
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American Literature Through Illustrative Readings

Sarah Emma Simons - American literature - 1915 - 463 pages
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I'll tell which late befel 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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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Leonora MacAlarney - American literature - 1915 - 635 pages
...Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I '!1 tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'T was early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising....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 A sailor too...
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American Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - American literature - 1915 - 281 pages
...friend Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 6 'Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was...stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising. Aa in amaze he stood to gaze, 10 The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come...
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The Story of the Submarine

Farnham Bishop - Submarine warfare - 1916 - 211 pages
...by rashly tampering with its mechanism caused it to explode. Twas early day, as poets say, Just as 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...
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Selections from American Poetry: With Special Reference to Poe, Longfellow ...

Margaret Sprague Carhart - American poetry - 1917 - 373 pages
...Strange things I'll tell which late befell In Philadelphia city. 'Twas early day, as poets say, . 5 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, 10 He spied a score of kegs or more Come...
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Life and Times of David Humphreys: Soldier--statesman--poet ..., Volume 1

Frank Landon Humphreys - Humphreys, David - 1917
...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. of which Lee says: "Gen. Putnam, with many other officers,...
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American Poetry

Percy Holmes Boynton, Howard Mumford Jones, George Sherburn, Frank Martindale Webster - American poetry - 1918 - 721 pages
...friend, Trill forth harmonious ditty, Strange things I'll tell which late befel 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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An Outline of Humor: Being a True Chronicle from Prehistoric Ages to the ...

Carolyn Wells - Wit and humor - 1923 - 782 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 and gazed, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating...
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