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" THERE WAS A MAN IN OUR TOWN. There was a man in our town, And he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a bramble bush, And scratched out both his eyes : And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into another bush, And scratched... "
Book of Rhymes, Jingles and Ditties - Page 46
edited by - 1866 - 64 pages
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The Only True Mother Goose Melodies: Without Addition Or Abridgement ...

Children's poetry - 1833 - 88 pages
...town, And he was wond'rous wise, He jump'd into a bramble-bush, And scratch 'd out both his eyes ; And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jump'd into another bush, As I was going to sell my eggs, I met a thief with bandy legs, Bandy legs and crooked...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...town, And he was wondrous wise, He jumped into a bramble-bush, And scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into a bramble-bush, And scratched them in again !" Repugnant as we are to forego so exalted...
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The old commodore, by the author of 'Rattlin the reefer' &c

Edward Howard - 1837
...there's vox et pretty nell, after all." " I will finish the rhyme to your comfort, captain." " And when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He jump'd back through the quickset hedge, and scratch'd them in again." The Captain got through the hedge, however,...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 10

American literature - 1837
...town, And he was wondrous wise, He jumped into a bramble-bush, And scratched out both his eyes. And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into a bramble-bush, And scratched them in again I" Repugnant as we are to forego so exalted...
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The old commodore, Volume 2

Edward Howard, Frederick Marryat - 1837
...— my dearest Rosa — " " Hem !" said Peter, " there's vox et pretty ndl, after aH." >' And when ho saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He jump'd back through the quickset hedge, and scratch'd them iu again." The captain got through the hedge, however,...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 12

United States - 1843
...And he was wonderous wise, He jumped into a quickset hedge, And scratched out both his eyes. " And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main, He jumped into another hedge And scratched them in again." VIH THESSALICUS. " Thessalus acer erat sapiens...
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Punch, Volumes 112-113

Henry Mayhew, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman - English wit and humor - 1897
...a Greek in Thessaly. and he was most unwise, He dashed at a Turk " hedge or spears," and scratched out both his eyes. But, when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He tried another (sporting) "hedge," to scratch them in again I " INFELICE ! " — It was not a. happy...
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Punch, Volumes 36-37

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman - Caricatures and cartoons - 1859
...Teddington, and ho was wondrous wise, Ho jumped Into a quickset-hedgo, and scratched out both his eyes ; And when he saw his eyes were out. with all his might and main, He jumped into another hedge, and Kratched them in again." We leave Homoeopaths in the midst of this quickset-hedge,...
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Arundines Cami; sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori, collegit atque ...

Cam river - 1841
...Thessaly, And he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a quickset hedge And scratched out both his eyes : And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into another hedge — And scratched them in again. GAMMER GURTON. ARUNDINES CAMI. Et priscos...
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The North American Review, Volume 54

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1842
...Thessaly, And he was wondrous wise ; He jumped into a quickset hedge And scratched out both his eyes : And when he saw his eyes were out, With all his might and main He jumped into another hedge, — And scratched them in again. "GAMMER GURTON. " VIR THESSALICUS. " '.!...
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