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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... "
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The 'Bab' ballads, with illustr. by the author, Issue 95

sir William Schwenck Gilbert - 1870
...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...captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens. Yet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing ; Then she let down all her back...
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Fifty "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense

William Schwenck Gilbert - Ballads, English - 1878 - 255 pages
...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....captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens. Yet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing, Then she let down all her back...
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The Parlor Muse: A Selection of Vers de Société from Modern Poets

Oliver Bell Bunce - English poetry - 1884 - 96 pages
...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...captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens, 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 Parlor Muse: A Selection of Vers de Société from Modern Poets

Oliver Bell Bunce - English poetry - 1884 - 96 pages
...Tupper and the poets, very lightly with them dealing, For I've always been distinguished for a strong Then we let off paper crackers, each of which contained...captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens, 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 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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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884
...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...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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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
...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...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
...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...captains by the hundred, there were baronets by dozens. Yet she heeded not their offers, but dismissed them with a blessing ; Then she let down all her back...
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