Personal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. Moore by Frank MoorePersonal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. Moore by Frank Moore

Personal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. Moore

byFrank Moore

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...his dear, dead brother, E'en should his mistress buy another! Tom spoke of music and its power To soothe the saddest, heaviest hour--A peri'mne for the soul to drink of--And every fine thing he could think of. AVhether 'twas change from the pathetic, Or tickling, acting like emetic, Our cat, declaiming, like Lord Chatham, Was choked with feathers and out spat 'em. About to resume--" 'Tis quite enough, sir; Your protestation is all stuff, sir! Nor can I think that cat is truthful Whose Words Come Forth With Such A Mouthful."--Baltimore American. THE UNIVERSAL COTTON-GIN. By the Author of 'Cotton States." TTE journeyed all creation through, A pedlcr's wagon trotting in; A haggard man of sallow hue, Upon his nose the goggles blue, And in his cart a model U-niversal nigger-cotton-gin-niversal nigger-cotton-gin. His seedy garb was sad to view--Hard seemed the strait he'd gotten in; He plainly couldn't boast a sou, And meanly fared on water-gruel, or had swallowed whole a U-niversal nigger-cotton-gin-niversal nigger-cotton-gin. To all he met--Turk, Christian, Jew--He meekly said, " I'm not in tin; In fact I'm in a serious stew, And therefore offer unto you, At half its worth, my model U-niversal nigger-cotton-gin-niversal nigger-cotton-gin. " As sure as four is two and two, It rules the world we're plotting in; It made and ruined Yankee Doodle, stuck to him like Cooper's glue, And so to you would stick this U-niversal nigger-cotton-gin-niversal nigger-cotton-gin." Now Johnny Bull the pedler knew, And thus replied with not a grin: " Hi loves ycr ' gin' like London brewed ale, but loathes the hinstitu-tion vitch propels your model U-niversal nigger-cotton-gin-niversal nigger-cotton-gin. " Hi know such coves as you a few, And, zur, just now, hi'm...
Title:Personal and political ballads, arranged and ed. by F. MooreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217270263

ISBN - 13:9780217270267

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