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" He was chubby and plump — a right jolly old elf — And I laughed when I saw him in spite of myself. A wink of his eye and a twist of his head Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread. "
The Rover - Page 207
edited by - 1844
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Dashes of American Humor

Howard Paul - American wit and humor - 1853 - 306 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow ; The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke...his head like a wreath. He had a broad face, and a little round belly, That shook, when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly ; He was chubby and plump...
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The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ...

Humorous recitations - 1853 - 408 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow. The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke it encirled his head like a wreath, He had a broad face, and a little round body, And, though rubicund,...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow ; The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, And I laughed when I 'saw him, in spite of myself. A wink...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1855 - 622 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, A nd the beard on his chin was as white as the snow. The stump 6 $ 6 $ x6 $ little round belly That shook.when he laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump;...
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Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania: Being a Collection of Memoirs ...

John Fanning Watson - Pennsylvania - 1855
...his foot, And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot: The stump of a pipe he held fast in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath. He had a broad face and a liitle round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly; He spoke not a word, hut...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow ; The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath, He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself. A wink...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow ; The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself. A wink...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Readers - 1855
...up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow, The stump of a pipe he held light in his teeth, And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath, He had a broad face, and a little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a howl full of jelly He was chubby and plump,...
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Mrs. Stephens' Illustrated New Monthly, Volumes 1-2

Women's periodicals - 1856
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow, The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth, And the smoke,...his head like a wreath. He had a broad face, and a little round belly. That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly— He was chubby and plump,...
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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1857 - 432 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow ; The stump of a pipe he held tight in -his teeth, And the smoke...his head like a wreath, He had a broad face, and a little round belly, That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump,...
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