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" PART I At a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper One whom I will call ELVIRA, and we talked of love and TUPPER, MR. TUPPER and the poets, very lightly with them dealing. For I've always been distinguished for a strong poetic feeling. Then... "
The Parlor Muse: A Selection of Vers de Société from Modern Poets - Page 39
by Oliver Bell Bunce - 1884 - 96 pages
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1865
...had taken down to supper One whom I will call ELVISA, and we talked of love and TOPPER, Mu. TBPPBR and the poets, very lightly with them dealing, For...captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens. Tet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing ; Then she let down all her back...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884
...as they were bid : It was their duty, and they did. FERDINANDO AND ELVIRA; OB, THE GENTLE PIEMAN. AT a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper...she whispered : " To the ball-room we had better, denr, be walking ¡ If we stop down here much longer, really people will be talking." There were noblemen...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884
...supper One whom I will call Elvira, and we talked of love and Tupper. Mr. Tupper and the Poets, тегу lightly with them dealing, For I've always been distinguished...really people will be talking." There were noblemen in coronéis, and military cousins, There were captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens....
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Poetry as a Representative Art, Volume 3

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1886 - 346 pages
...I had taken down to supper One whom I will call Elvira, and we talked of love and Tupper. ********* Then we let off paper crackers, each of which contained...while I read them, till her mother told her not to. — Ferdinando and Elvira : Gilbert. And, also, things that move rapidly, as in the quotation from...
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Poetry as a Representative Art: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1899 - 356 pages
...have a rattling effect, analogous to loudness that does not convey an impression of strength — eg : Then we let off paper crackers, each of which contained...while I read them, till her mother told her not to. — Ferdinando and Elvira : Gilbert. Now elderly men of the bachelor crew. With wrinkled hose And spectacled...
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The "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense

William Schwenck Gilbert - Ballads, English - 1901 - 184 pages
...recollected straight He 'd business at the Bank. FERDINANDO AND ELVIRA Or the Gentle Pieman PART I AT a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper...cousins, There were captains by the hundred, there were Yet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing ; Then she let down all her back-hair...
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A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1902 - 407 pages
...at Syllabub Farm. • Charles Stuart Calverley FERDINANDO AND ELVIRA OR, THE GENTLE PIEMAN PART L At a pleasant evening party I had taken down to supper...motto, And she listened while I read them, till her motlier told her not to. Then she whispered, " To the ballroom we had better, dear, be walking; If...
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THE BAB BALLADS

W. S. GILBERT - 1906
...and we talked of love and TUPPER. MR. TUPPER and the poets, very lightly with them dealing, For I 've always been distinguished for a strong poetic feeling....cousins, There were captains by the hundred, there were Yet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing ; Then she let down all her back-hair...
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The Essentials of Æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and ...

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1906 - 404 pages
...lords and ladies gay! Hunting Song: Scott. And weak effects through series of short syllables, eg: Then we let off paper crackers, each of which contained...while I read them, till her mother told her not to. Fer,linando and Elvira: Gilbert. Or of weak accents, eg : So he with difficulty and labour hard Moved...
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The Essentials of Aesthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and ...

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1906 - 404 pages
...lords and ladies gay! Hunting Song: Seott. And weak effects through series of short syllables, eg: Then we let off paper crackers, each of which contained...while I read them, till her mother told her not to. Or of weak accents, eg : Ferdinando and Elvira: Gilbert. So he with difficulty and labour hard Moved...
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