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" Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There is always somewhere a weakest spot, In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, In panel, or crossbar, or floor , or sill, In screw, bolt, thoroughbrace, lurking still, Find it somewhere you must and... "
The Autocrat of the breakfast table - Page 287
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1858 - 373 pages
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Choice Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Arranged for the ...

Robert McLean Cumnock - 1882 - 426 pages
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible earthquake day That the Deacon finished the one-boss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...within or without, And that's the reason, beyond a doubtr A chaise breaks down but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an "I dew...
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The 'breakfast table' series. The autocrat of the breakfast-table. The ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1882 - 604 pages
...terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. Now, in building of chaises, I'll tell you what. There is always somewhere a weakest... And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an " I dew vum," or an...
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Elmo's Model Speaker for Platform, School and Home, Arranged on an Entirely ...

Thomas W. Handford - 1881 - 410 pages
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible earthquake day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There... And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an "I dew vum," or an "I...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1883 - 384 pages
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...without, And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, That a chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore, (as Deacons do, With an " I...
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Selections of American Humour in Prose and Verse

John Hamer - 1883 - 318 pages
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...without, And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, That a chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore, (as Deacons do, With an " I...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 pages
...finished the one-hos? shay. N''W. in building of chaises, I tell you what. 70 THE WONDERFUL ONE-HOSS SHAY. There is always, somewhere, a weakest spot In... And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, Witli an " I dew vum "...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 pages
...in building of chaises, I tell you what, 70 THE WONDERFUL ONE-BOSS SHAY. There is always, tomewhere, a weakest spot In hub, tire, felloe, in spring... And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an " I dew vum " or...
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - 1899 - 480 pages
...one-hoss-shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There is always somewhere a weakest spotIn hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, In panel, or...; And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the deacon swore (as deacons do, With an " I dew vum," or an...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There is always somewhere a weakest In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, In panel, or crossbar, or floor, or sill, In screw, bolt,...
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Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 31

1883
...would have saved them. And die they must, as a general thing. In the making of human beings, as in the building of chaises, I tell you what. There is always somewhere a weakest spot, and few are so evenly constructed in all 400 CLOCK- WORK. 401 their organs as to perish by a general...
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