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" But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. "
The Eclectic Review - Seite 283
1853
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 432 Seiten
...(won), pale and sickly. — 'Mar'bles, tombstones. — 'Bloom Youth. — 'C&rved, sculptured ; cutout. That he had a Roman' nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. 6. But riow his nose is thin, • And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his back,...
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The Poems of Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1864 - 410 Seiten
...loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. That he had a Roman nose, And his check was like a rose In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Iake a staff, And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack In Ws laugh. I know it is a sin For...
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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 Seiten
...poet of passion and pathos, although his forte is the grotesque : witness the following extracts : — But now his nose is thin, and it rests upon his chin...in his back, and a melancholy crack / In his laugh. For I know it is a sin for me to sit and grin At him here ; But the old three-cornered hat, and the...
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National Fourth Reader: Containing a Simple, Comprehensive and Practical ...

Richard Green Parker - 1870
...growing freshness, beauty, and vigThat he had a Koman nose^ And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. 6. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin...in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. 7. I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him here ; But the old three-corner'd hat, And the...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 Seiten
...their bloom ; And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. That ho had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In...it rests upon his chin Like a staff; And a crook is iu his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him...
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Wit and humour, poems, with an intr. [by J.C. Hotten].

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1872
...he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmamma has said, — Poor old lady, she is dead Long ago, — That he had a Roman...rose In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it resta upon his chin Like a staff; And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh....
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 Seiten
...On the tomb. That ho had a Roman nose, And his chock was like a rose In the snow. But now his nose U thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff; . And a crook is in his hack, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him here ;...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1873 - 789 Seiten
...Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmamma has said — Poor old lady ! she is dead YQ t Like-a staff ; And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. I know it is a sin...
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Manual of Elocution: Embracing the Philosophy of Vocalization...

Charles P. Bronson - 1873 - 330 Seiten
...hear — have been carved — for many a year on th' tomb. My grandmamma — has said — (poor old lady — she is dead — long ago) — That he had...nose, — and his cheek — was like a rose — in th' snow. But now — his nose is thin, — and it rests — upon his chin — like a staff, — And...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1873 - 666 Seiten
...carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmamma has said — Poor old lady ! she is dead Long agoThai he had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. And now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is in his hack, And...
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