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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 Muses of Mayfair: Selections from Vers de Société of the Nineteenth Century

Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell - 1874 - 382 Seiten
...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 nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. THE LAST LEAF. 147 But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff; And a crook is...
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Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session

American Dental Association - 1875
...whole system. We seldom see an old man, now-a-days. of the olden times — " One whose nose is thin And rests upon his chin Like a staff ; And a crook is in his back And a melancholy crack In his laugh ! "— with sunken cheeks and feeble and inarticulate voice. Our art has made them an almost extinct...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1877
...others become so effete, and relapse into such dotage or feebleness, as to recall Holmes' lines : ' But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin...in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh.' Juvenal declares, ' Old age is replete with many and great evils.' In some cases ' Old men are twice...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott - 1878 - 674 Seiten
...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 nose, And his cheek was like a rosn In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff, And a crook is...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 Seiten
...ho 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 nose, And Lie cheek was like a rose In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a...
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Patchwork

Frederick Locker-Lampson - 1879 - 234 Seiten
...loved to hear Have been carved for many a yeat On the tomb. J My grandmamma has said, — Poor old lady, she is dead Long ago,— That he had a Roman...in his back, And a melancholy crack In his laugh. 1 1 know it is a sin For me to sit and grin At him here ; But the old three-cornered hat, And the breeches,...
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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - 1880 - 392 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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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 Seiten
...loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. 5. My grandmamma has said — ?s Poor old lady she is dead Long ago — That he had a Roman nose, And his cheek was like a rose In the snow. 30 6. But now 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 Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 Seiten
...he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmnmma has said — Poor old Grant Wilson i-heek was like a rose In the snow. But now his nose is thin, And it rests upon his chin Like a staff...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 Seiten
...he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb. My grandmamma has said — Poor old ee barb'rous nations at thy gates attend, Walk in...throng'd with prostrate kings, And heap'd with pro я staff; And a crook is in his back, And a melancholy crack I know it is a sin For me to sit and grin...
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