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" That there wasn'ta chance for one to start. For the wheels were just as strong as the thills, And the floor was just as strong as the sills, And the panels just as strong as the floor, And the whippletree neither less nor more, And the... "
A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ... - Page 25
edited by - 1902 - 407 pages
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - Wit and humor - 1899 - 480 pages
...boys, get out of the way ! Hero comes the wonderful one-hoss-shay, Drawn by a rat-tail'd, ewe-neck'd bay. " Huddup ! " said the parson. Off went they. The parson was working his Sunday's text, Had got to▀fthly, and stopp'd perplex'd At what the — Moses — was coming next. All at once the horse stood...
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Choice Readings

Anna Randall Diehl - Readers - 1883 - 406 pages
...abominable principles, and this more abominable avowal of them, demand the most decisive indignation. 2. " Now, small boys, get out of the way; Here comes the wonderful one-horse shay." Holmes. V. COMPOUND, X- An explosive force upon both the opening and the closing of...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table

Oliver Wendell Holmes - American essays - 1883 - 343 pages
...will be worn out! First of November, 'Fifty-five! x This morning the parson takes a drive. ( i i.' Now, small boys, get out of the way ! Here comes the wonderful one-hoss-shay, ! Drawn by a rat-tailed, ewe-necked bay. "Huddupl" said the parson.— Off went they....
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School Elocution: A Manual of Vocal Training in High Schools, Normal Schools ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1884 - 390 pages
...whlpple-tree neither less nor mbre, And the back crossbar as strong as the fbre, And spring, and axle, and hub encore, And yet, as a whole, it is past a doubt In another hour it will be worn out! HOLMES. 8. DUST TO DUST. "Earth to earth, and dust to dust!" Here the evil and the just, Here the youthful...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 5

English wit and humor - 1888
...whippletree neither less nor more, And the back-crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring and axle and hub encore. And yet, as a whole, it is past a doubt ID another hour it will be worn out ! First of November, 'Fifty-five I This morning the parson takes...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - Readers - 1885
...neither less nor more, And the back -crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring and axle and hub encore.1 And yet, as a whole, it is past a doubt In another...November, 'Fifty-five! This morning the parson takes a drive.2 Now, small boys, get out of the way ! Here conies the wonderful one-hoss shay, Drawn by a rat-tailed,...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table: Every Man His Own Boswell

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1886 - 321 pages
...whippletree neither less nor more, And the back-crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring and axle and hub encore. And yet, as a whole, it is past a...another hour it will be worn out ! First of November, 'Fifty -five! This morning the parson takes a drive. Now, small boys, get out of the way! Here comes...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 638 pages
...whippletree neither less nor more, 90 And the back crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring and axle and hub encore. And yet, as a whole, it is past a doubt, In another hour it will be worn out! 10. First of November, fifty-five ! 95 This morning the parson takes a drive. Now, small boys, get...
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-table: Every Man His Own Boswell

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Table-talk - 1886 - 271 pages
...the back-crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring and axle and hub encore. And yet, as a wtio/e^ it is past a doubt In another hour it will be worn out i First of November, 'Fifty-five ! This morning the parson takes a drive. Now, small boys, get out...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...whipple-tree neither less nor more, And the back crossbar as strong as the fore, And spring, and axle, and hub encore. And yet, as a whole, it is past a...takes a drive. Now, small boys, get out of the way 1 Here comes the wonderful one-hoss shay, Drawn by a rat-tailed, ewe-necked bay. " Huddup ! " said...
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