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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 somewhere a weakest spot, In huh, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, In pan^l, or crossbar, or floor, or sill, In screw, bolt, throroughbrace,...
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Lessons in English: Adapted to the Study of American Classics : a Text-book ...

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood - 1888 - 403 pages
...Youth is the time for forming of the character. 5. He read the parable about sowing of the seed. 6. " In building of chaises, I tell you what, There is always somewhere a weakest spot." VI. The definite article should be used when we wish to refer to a class as a whole, or to one object...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1888 - 638 pages
...its crown. *f 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 is always somnt'here a weakest spot, In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thill, zc In panel or crossbar or...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1889 - 395 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... 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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Strength: How to Get Strong and Keep Strong : with Chapters on Rowing and ...

Richard Anthony Proctor - 1889 - 178 pages
...until finally the body becomes like the "one-hoss shay" in Wendell Holmes's ingenious parable : In building of chaises, I tell you what, There is...a weakest spot, In hub, tire, felloe, in spring or thiU, In panel or cross-bar, or floor or sill, In screw, bolt, thoroughbrace lurking still, Find...
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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - 1890 - 557 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... And that's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but doesn't wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do, \Yith an "I dew vum" or...
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Arbor Day Manual: An Aid in Preparing Programs for Arbor Day Exercises ...

Charles Rufus Skinner - 1890 - 456 pages
...wonderful one boss shay, That was built in such a logical way ? It ran a hundred years to a day. ****** Now, in building of chaises, I tell you what, There...within or without And that's the reason, beyond doubt, A chaise breaks dmun, but does'nt -wear out. But the Deacon swore (as Deacons do With...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 352 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... Above or below, or within or without, And that 's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks down, but does n't wear out. But the Deacon swore...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1890 - 399 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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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 383 pages
...finished the one-boss shay. Now in building of chaises, I tell you what, There is always somewhcre a weakest spot, In hub, tire, felloe, in spring... Above or below, or within or without, And that 's the reason, beyond a doubt, A chaise breaks doien, but doesn't u-enr out. But the Deacon swore...
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