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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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Annals of Philadelphia: Being a Collection of Memoirs, Anecdotes, and ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1830 - 24 pages
...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 little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. He spoke not a word, but...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 6

Children's periodicals - 1838
...droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard on bis chin was 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 laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...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 laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump...
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Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and Progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Frontier and pioneer life - 1833 - 316 pages
...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 little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowl-ful of jelly. He spoke not a word, but...
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Historic Tales of Olden Time: Concerning the Early Settlement and Progress ...

John Fanning Watson - Frontier and pioneer life - 1833 - 316 pages
...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 little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowl-ful of jelly. He spoke not a word, but...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 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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The New-York Book of Poetry

Charles Fenno Hoffman - American literature - 1837 - 253 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 laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3; Volume 9

American periodicals - 1837
...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 laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump...
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The New-York Review, Volume 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - Bibliography - 1837
...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 laugh'd, like a bowl full of jelly, He was chubby and plump...
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The New-York Review, Volume 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - Bibliography - 1837
...bow, And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow. The stump oi* a pipe he held tight in bis teeth, And the smoke, it encircled his head like a wreath. He had a broad face and a little round belly He was chubby and plump ; a right jolly old elf; That shook, when he laugh'd, like...
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