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A Nonsense Anthology

Auhtor: Carolyn Wells

Language: english

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Review by Chandler, October 2008


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... hoisted high and dry They see the ship unstoppered lie Upon the sea-girt cliff. And since that day in Falmouth Bay, As herring-fishers ...
... be my death-alas! You will not be my Nell! Now, when he went from Nelly Gray, His heart so heavy got- And life was such a burden ...
... took a text. As faithful characters he drew As mortal ever saw But ah! poor parson! when he died, His breath he could ...
... The cobs and the cobras are partial to grass- And a boy wanders out with a knowledge of Shakespeare That's not often found in a boy of his ...
... woolsacks grow From geese to swans if men could keep them so, Till that the sheep shorn Planets gave the hint To pickle pancakes ...
... our lee rail and brushing Leander's boom. We were running as strong as ever-eight knots-but it couldn't last For the spray ...
... do obedience, Then put women in trust and confidence. When crows take salmon in woods and parks, And be take with swifts and snails, ...
... tea, and crabs must fall. Anonymous. A Nonsense Anthology OF BAITING THE LION Remembering his taste for blood ...
... by the sacred Nile Lay the trusting crocodile Cruel Psamtek crept around him, Laughed to think how he had found him, With his pincers seized ...
... bed, Through the Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Med- Iterranean-he's dead The Ahkoond is dead! For the Ahkoond I mourn, ...
... most meritorious and most interesting kind of nonsense is that which embodies an absurd or ridiculous idea, and treats it with elaborate seriousness. ...
... Jabberwocky was declared by one critic to be a translation from the German, and by others its originality was doubted. The truth is, that it ...
... Refrain Bison, The Hilaire Relloc Bloated Biggaboon, The H. Cholmondeley-Pennell Blue Moonshine Francis G. Stokes Boy, The Eugene Field Bulbul, ...
... All my Fancy Painted Him Sylvie and Bruno The Walrus and the Carpenter Ways and Means CARRYL, CHARLES E. My Recollectest Thoughts ...
... Coesper[1] erat: tunc lubriciles[2] ultravia circum Urgebant gyros gimbiculosque tophi Moestenui visae borogovides ...
... The woggly bird sat on the whango tree, Nooping the rinkum corn, And graper and graper, alas! grew he, And cursed the day he ...
... wonder what you are! III Like the ancient Medes and Persians, Always by his own exertions He subsisted on those hills ...
... each. The eldest Oyster looked at him, But not a word he said: The eldest Oyster winked his eye, And shook his heavy head- ...
... Have nothing to confess, they're so ridiculously good And if you marry any one respectable at all, Why, you'll reform, and what will then become ...
... de captinne tak' de Rosie girl An' tie her to de mas'. Den he also tak' de life preserve, An' jomp off on de lak', An' say, Good-by, ...