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" That couldn't be split nor bent nor broke,^ That was for spokes and floor and sills; He sent for lancewood to make the thills; The crossbars were ash, from the straightest trees, The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for... "
The Autocrat of the breakfast table - Page 288
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 279 pages
...from the straightest trees ; The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for things like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's...screw, Spring, tire, axle, and linchpin too, Steel of th^finest, bright and blue ; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide ; Boot, top, dasher, from tough...
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The New York Coach-maker's Magazine, Volume 1

1859
...white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for things like these ; The hubs of logs from tue " Settler's ellum," — Last of its timber, — they...linchpin too, Steel of the finest, bright and blue ; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide ; Boot, top, dasher, from tough old hide Found in the pit...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 432 pages
...from logs from the " Settler's Ellnm"— Last of its timber — they couldn't sell 'em — Never an ax had seen their chips, And the wedges flew from between...linchpin too, Steel of the finest, bright and blue ; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide ; Boot, tap, dasher, from tough old hitlc, Found in the...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 277 pages
...from the straightest trees ; The panels of white-wood, that euts like eheese, But lasts like iron for things like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's ellum,"— Last of its timber, — they eouldn't sell 'em, — 1 Shafts. The Wonderful One-Hoss-Shay. Never an axe had seen their ehips, And...
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Poets' Wit and Humour

1861 - 277 pages
...from the straightest trees ; The panels of white-wood, that euts like eheese, T3nt lasts like iron for things like these : The hubs of logs from the " Settler's ellum,"— Last of its timber,—they eouldn't sell 'em,— i Shafts. U.-.2 Never an axe had seen their ehips, And the wedges...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 308 pages
...like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's ellum," — Last of its timber, — they could n't sell 'em, Never an axe had seen their chips, And the...linchpin too, Steel of the finest, bright and blue ; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide ; Boot, top, dasher, from tough old hide Found in the pit...
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Songs in Many Keys

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1862 - 308 pages
...from the straightest trees ; The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for things like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's ellum," — Last of its timber, — they could n't sell 'em, Never an axe had seen their chips, And the wedges flew from between their lips,...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...from the straightest trees; The panels of white-wood, that cuts like cheese, But lasts like iron for things like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's...between their lips, Their blunt ends frizzled like celery tips; Step and prop-iron, bolt and screw, Spring, tire, axle, and linchpin too, Steel of the...
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The Sixth Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, with ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 436 pages
...like these ; The hubs of logs from the " Settler's ellum," — Last of its timber, — they could n't sell 'em; Never an axe had seen their chips. And the...between their lips, Their blunt ends frizzled like celery tips; Step and prop-iron, bolt and screw, Spring, tire, axle, and linchpin too, Steel of the...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1864 - 432 pages
...from logs from the " Settler's Ellum"— Last of its timber—they couldn't sell 'em— Never an ax had seen their chips, And the wedges flew from between...linchpin too, . Steel of the finest, bright and blue; Thoroughbrace bison-skin, thick and wide; Boot, top, dasher, from tough old hide, Found in the pit...
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