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" NOON, by the North clock ! Noon, by the east ! High noon, too, by these hot sunbeams which fall, scarcely aslope, upon my head, and almost make the water bubble and smoke in the trough under my nose. Truly, we public characters have a tough time of it... "
The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ... - Page 47
1853 - 408 pages
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The Character Building Readers: First reader, part one-[eighth year]

Ellen E. Kenyon-Warner - Readers - 1910
...song. — MARGARET J. PRESTON. Diligence is the mother of good luck. LXXV. A RILL FROM THE TOWN PUMP 1. Noon by the north clock! noon by the east! High noon,...trough under my nose. Truly we public characters have a rough time of it! and among all the public characters chosen at the March meeting, where is he that...
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The Literary Reader for Higher Grades, Book 6

Kate Forrest Oswell, Charles Benajah Gilbert - Readers - 1912 - 591 pages
...things. (SCENE — THE CORNER OF Two PRINCIPAL STREETS. 1 THE TOWN PUMP TALKING THROUGH ITS NOSE.) Noon, by the North clock! Noon, by the East! High...trough under my nose. Truly, we public characters have as tough time of it! And, among all the town officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains,...
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Readings from American Literature: A Textbook for Schools and Colleges

Mary Edwards Calhoun, Emma Leonora MacAlarney - American literature - 1915 - 635 pages
...TWICE-TOLD TALES " [SCENE, the corner of two principal streets, the TOWN-PUMP talking through its nose] Noon by the north clock ! Noon by the east ! High...characters have a tough time of it ! And among all the town-officers chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains for a single year the burden of such...
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Everyday Classics: Primer-eighth Reader, Book 7

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918
...TOWN PUMP (SCENE. — The corner of two principal streets. The TOWN PUMP talking through its nose.) Noon, by the North clock ! Noon, by the east ! High...characters have a tough time of it ! And, among all the 5 town officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains, for a single year, the burden...
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Everyday Classics: Eighth Reader : the Introduction to Literature

Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Readers - 1918 - 415 pages
...TOWN PUMP (SCENE. — The corner of two principal streets. The TOWN PUMP talking through its nose.) Noon, by the North clock ! Noon, by the east ! High...characters have a tough time of it ! And, among all the 5 town officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains, for a single year, the burden...
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McGuffey's First-[sixth] Eclectic Reader, Issue 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Primers, American - 1920
...SCENE. — The corner of two principal streets. The Town Pump talking through its nose.] 1. ^N OON, by the north clock ! Noon, by the east ! High noon, too, by those hot sunbeams which fall, scarcely aslope, upon my head, and almost make the water bubble and...
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1879 - 256 pages
...talking through its nose.] 1. NOON, by the north clock! Noon, by the east I High noon, too, by those hot sunbeams which fall, scarcely aslope, upon my...nose. Truly, we public characters have a tough time of itl And among all the town officers, chosen at the yearly meeting, where is he that sustains, for a...
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Complete Plays: 1913-1920

Eugene O'Neill - American drama - 1988 - 1094 pages
...Town-Pump (SCENE — the corner of two principal streets* The TOWN-PUMP talking through its nose.) NOON, by the north clock! Noon, by the east! High...characters have a tough time of it! And, among all the town-officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains, for a single year, the burthen of...
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Twicetold Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - Fiction - 2006 - 440 pages
...TOWN-PUMP (Scene - the corner of two principal streets. 1 The Town-Pump talking through its nose.) Noon, by the north clock! Noon, by the east! High...And, among all the town officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains, for a single year, the burthen of such manifold duties as are imposed,...
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The North American Review, Volume 45

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1837
...last. " (SCENE, — the corner of two principal streets." The TOWNPDMP talking through its nose.) " NOON, by the north clock ! Noon, by the east ! High...And, among all the town officers, chosen at March meeting, where is he that sustains, for a single year, the burden of such manifold duties as are imposed,...
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