The Complete Poetical Works Of Bret Harte

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byBret Harte

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...to procure for me, game,' And send per express to the Flat, Miss,--For they say York is famed for the breed, Which, though words of deceit may be that, Miss, I'll trust to your taste, Miss, indeed. P.S.--Which this same interfering Into other folks' way I despise; Yet if it so be I was hearing That it's just empty pockets as lies Betwixt you and Joseph, it follers That, having no family claims, Here's my pile, which it's six hundred dollars, As is yours, with respects, Truthful James. "COe Betucn of Mteariusf." (mud Flat, i860.) So you're back from your travels, old fellow, And you left but a twelvemonth ago; You've hobnobbed with Louis Napoleon, Eugenie, and kissed the Pope's toe. By Jove, it is perfectly stunning, Astounding,--and all that, you know; Yes, things are about as you left them In Mud Flat a twelvemonth ago. The boys!--they're all right,--Oh! Dick Achley, He's buried somewhere in the snow; He was lost on the Summit last winter, And Bob has a hard row to hoe. You knew that he's got the consumption? You didn't! Well come, that's a go; I certainly wrote you at Baden,--Dear me! that was six months ago. I got all your outlandish letters, All stamped by some foreign P.O. I handed myself to Miss-Mary That sketch of a famous chateau. Tom Saunders is living at 'Frisco,--They say that he cuts quite a show. You didn't meet Euchre-deck Billy Anywhere on your road to Cairo? So you thought of the rusty old cabin, The pines, and the valley below, And heard the North Fork of the Yuba As you stood on the banks of the Po? 'Twas just like your romance, old fellow; But now there is standing a row Of stores on the site of the cabin That you lived in a twelvemonth ago. But it's jolly to see you, old fellow,--To think it's a twelvemonth ago! And...

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...to procure for me, game,' And send per express to the Flat, Miss,--For they say York is famed for the breed, Wh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217297285

ISBN - 13:9780217297288

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