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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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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

1888
...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 aomeichere a weakest spot, In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill: In panel, or crossbar, or...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 1885
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay.3 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...
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Sixth, Or, Classic English Reader

William Swinton - 1885 - 608 pages
...scalp to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay.3 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...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1886 - 638 pages
...its crown. 1i It was on that terrible earthquake day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. 3. Now, in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...without, And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, 25 A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. 4. But the Deacon swore (as deacons do, With an " I...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 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 does'nt wear out. But the deacon swore (as deacons do, With an " I dew vum " or...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes: With Illustrations

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1887 - 357 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... Above or below, or within or without, And that 's the reason, beyond a doubt, That a chaise breaks down, but does n't wear out, But the Deacon...
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Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes: With Numerous Illustrations

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1887 - 357 pages
...seal)I to its crown. It was on the terrible Earthquake-day That tln; Deacon finished the one-boss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There... Above or below, or within or without, And that 's the reason, beyond a doubt. That a chaise breaks down, but does n't wear out. But the Deacon...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1887 - 638 pages
...its crown. ns It was on that terrible earthquake day That the Deacon finished the one-hoss shay. 3. Now, in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...spot,- In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, K In panel or crossbar or floor or sill, In screw, bolt, thoroughbrace, lurking still, Find it...
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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

Mark Twain - 1888 - 707 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 dcnvn, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, With an " I...
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Highways and Horses

Athol Maudslay - 1888 - 471 pages
...the parson into fits, Frightening people out of their wits Have you ever heard of that, I say ? Now, in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...lurking still, Find it somewhere you must and will THAT ONE-HOSS SHAY. 359 Above or below, or within or without, And that's the reason, beyond a doubt,...
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