The Writings Of Bret Harte (volume 12);  Poems And Two Men Of Sandy Bar: Poems and Two men of Sandy Bar by Bret HarteThe Writings Of Bret Harte (volume 12);  Poems And Two Men Of Sandy Bar: Poems and Two men of Sandy Bar by Bret Harte

The Writings Of Bret Harte (volume 12); Poems And Two Men Of Sandy Bar: Poems and Two men of Sandy…

byBret Harte

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1904 Excerpt: ... ON THE LANDING (an Idyl Op The Balusters) Bobry, cetat. 3J. Johnny, mtat. 4J. BOBBY Do you know why they've put us in that back room, Up in the attic, close against the sky, And made believe our nursery's a cloak-room? Do you know why? JOHNNY No more I don't, nor why that Sammy's mother, What Ma thinks horrid, 'cause he bunged my eye, Eats an ice cream, down there, like any other! No more don't I! BOBBY Do you know why Nurse says it is n't manners For you and me to ask folks twice for pie, And no one hits that man with two bananas? Do you know why? JOHNNY No more I don't, nor why that girl, whose dress is Off of her shoulders, don't catch cold and die, When you and me gets croup when we undresses I No more don't I! BOBBY Perhaps she ain't as good as you and I is, And God don't want her up there in the sky, And lets her live--to come in just when pie is--Perhaps that's why! JOHNNY Do you know why that man that's got a cropped head Rubbed it just now as if he felt a fly? Could it be, Bobby, something that I dropded? And is that why? BOBBY Good boys behaves, and so they don't get scolded. Nor drop hot milk on folks as they pass by-Johnny piously) Marbles would bounce on Mr. Jones' bald head--But J sha'n't try! BOBBY Do you know why Aunt Jane is always snarling At you and me because we tells a lie, And she don't slap that man that called her darling? Do you know why? JOHNNY No more I don't, nor why that man with Mamma Just kissed her hand. BOBBY She hurt it--and that's why: He made it well, the very way that Mamma Does do to I. JOHNNY I feel so sleepy.... Was that Papa kissed us? What made him sigh, and look up to the sky? BOBBY We were n't downstairs, and he and God had missed us, And that was why l NOTES Page 106. The Lost Galleon. As the custom on which the ...
Title:The Writings Of Bret Harte (volume 12); Poems And Two Men Of Sandy Bar: Poems and Two men of Sandy…Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021761888X

ISBN - 13:9780217618885

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