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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
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The Book of the Months: A Gift for the Young

Animals - 1839 - 196 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, Which shook, when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump...
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 316 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 Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - American poetry - 1840 - 284 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 New-York Review, Volume 1

1837
...encircled 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 ; a riljjht jolly old elf; And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself. — p. 219. These lines have...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...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 United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1844 - 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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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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 New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard of his chin was as whit'e 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 Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard on his chin was as white as tj^e snow; The stump of his 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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Dashes of American Humour

Howard Paul - American wit and humor - 1852 - 248 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...encircled his head like a wreath. He had a broad face, arid a little round belly, That shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly j He was chubby and...
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