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" All the King's horses and all the King's men Could not put Humpty Dumpty together again. "
Life of Sir Henry Lawrence - Page 239
by Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - 1872
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Life of Sir Henry Lawrence, Volume 1

Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - Colonial administrators - 1872
...independent nation. Nothing, however, will convince some people that a stone is hard, except running their heads against it. This clumsy test had now been...the king's horses and all the king's men Could not put Humpty Dumpty up again. From the very day that he re-entered his capital, it was clear, even to...
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Life of Sir Henry Lawrence

Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, Herman Merivale - Colonial administrators - 1873 - 627 pages
...independent nation. Nothing, however, will convince some people that a stone is hard, except running their heads against it. This clumsy test had now been applied to the restoration of Shah Shoojah fo the throne of his very few ancestors ; and the nursery saw proved true at last, that — All the...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 51

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1875
...öfter of a holding to the son of a crofter.who has just got married U only a piece of satire, seeing that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not drain it into cultivation, and where the only possible use of the land is to turn it into a sheep-farm,...
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Lady Silverdale's Sweetheart, and Other Stories

William Black - 1876 - 288 pages
...offer of a holding to the son of a crofter who has just got married is only a piece of satire, seeing that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not drain it into cultivation — and where the only possible use of the land is to turn it into a sheepfarm,...
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A Hundred Pounds: A Novelette, to which is Added Bailed Up with a Whitewash ...

James Brunton Stephens - Australian fiction - 1876 - 202 pages
...such agency to help him into his is, humanly speaking, highly improbable; but certain at least it is, that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not have pulled him out of those marvellous breeks. I must leave him in them. They are beyond my grasp....
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Young Blood

Ernest William Hornung - English fiction - 1901 - 330 pages
...stuff," which he longed to " handle " ; hut the facts were so badly " constructed " (as facts will be) that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not pull them to pieces and put them together again, without spoiling them. Then there were the " unities":...
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Some Players: Personal Sketches

Amy Leslie - Actors - 1901 - 624 pages
...Avon library over the footlights again, but it seems a large contract, with a humpty-dumpty suspicion that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not accomplish the feat at this noisy time. Bernard Shaw, being one of the four hundred witty Irishmen,...
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Masques and Mummers: Essays on the Theatre of Here and Now

Charles Frederic Nirdlinger - Actors - 1899 - 370 pages
...affair," says the minx, with a toss of the head, a curl of the lip and a snap of the finger that prove that all the king's horses and all the king's men could not drag the truth from her. The weaker sex — that delicious fallacy of mankind ! To the very end of...
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Side-lights on Management World Systems Railways

Joseph Gladding Pangborn - Railroads - 1901 - 245 pages
...Richard Seddon. It would have broken his heart. He has been New Zealand's all in all so many years that all the King's horses and all the King's men could not have put the colony into the combine. Not alone from sentimental reasons, but from those of state as...
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Quarterly Bulletin of the Medical Department of Washington University, Volume 4

Medicine - 1806
...interfering with recovery. Otherwise it may happen what every one of you knew so well twenty years ago, viz., that " All the King's horses and all the King's men Could not put Humpty Dumpty together again." Still I say make your diagnosis. You have so many more methods of...
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