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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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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - Readers - 1892
...of science which they did not communicate to common scholars. IV. —A RILL FROM THE TOWN PUMP. 1. Noon by the north clock! noon by the east! High noon,...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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First Book in English

William Henry Maxwell - English language - 1894 - 176 pages
...principal streets. The Town PUMP talking through its nose.) NOON, by the North clock ' Noon, by the east I High noon, too, by these hot sunbeams which fall,...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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Chambers's Graduated Readers, Book 5

1894
...Tales.] SCENE. — The corner of two principal Streets. The Town Pump talking through its spout. 1. Noon, by the north clock ! Noon, by the east ! High...the water bubble and smoke in the trough under my spout. Truly we public characters have a tough time of it ! And among all the town-officers chosen...
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First Book in English

William Henry Maxwell - English language - 1894 - 176 pages
...(abridged). (SCENE. — The corner of two principal streets. The TOWN PUMP talking through its nose.) NOON, by the North clock ! Noon, by the east! High...upon my head, and almost make the water bubble and srnoke in the trough under my nose! Truly, we public characters have a tough time of it! And, among...
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McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1896 - 352 pages
...talking through its wose.J 1. NOON, 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 bubWe and smoke in the trough under my nose. Truly, we public characters have a tough time of it! And...
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Select Readings and Recitations

Readers - 1897 - 318 pages
...HAWTHORNS. [Scene— the corner of two principal streets. The Town Pump talking through its nose.] Noon, by the north clock! Noon, by the east! High...it! 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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The Complete Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne: With Portraits ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Hawthorne - New England - 1900
...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...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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900 - 4190 pages
...THE 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...it! 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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Twice-told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1900 - 609 pages
...THE 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 noon,...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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Graded Literature Readers: Fifth book

Harry Pratt Judson, Ida Catherine Bender - Readers - 1900 - 259 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 noon, too, by these hot sunbeams, which fall, 5 scarcely aslope, upon my head and almost make the water bubble and smoke in the trough under my nose....
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