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" When my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry  "
STORIES FROM MY ATTIC - Page 13
1869
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...WSB very young, And my Father sold me, white yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, Weep ! weep! weep So your chimneys I sweep, and In soot I sleep. 'There's little Tom Toddy, who cried whm bis head, That curl'd like a laiab's back, was shaved) so I • said, " Hush,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Allan Cunningham - 1830
...father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry — weep ! weep ! weep ! So your chimneys I clean and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head, That curl'd like a lamb's back, was shaved; so I said, Hush, Tom, never mind it, for when your head's bare,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 110

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1859
...while yet my tongue Could scarcely call out, ' 'Weep, 'weep, 'weep,' So your chimnies I clean, and on soot I sleep. " There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head, That curled like a lamb's back, when shaved ; so I said, ' Hush, Tom ! never mind it, for when your head's bare, You know that the...
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Town and Forest

Anne Manning - 1860 - 286 pages
...while yet my tongue Could scarcely call out, ' 'Weep, 'weep, 'weep ; ' So your chimneys I clean, and on soot I sleep. "There's little Tom Dacre, who cried...I said, ' Hush, Tom ! never mind it, for when your head 's bare, You know that the soot cannot spoil your light hair.' "And so he was quiet; and that...
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Songs of Innocence and Experience: with Other Poems

William Blake - 1866 - 108 pages
...young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry " 'weep, 'weep, 'weep, 'weep ! " So your chimneys I sweep and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre,* who cried when his head, That curl'd like a lamb's back, was shaved ; so I said : " Hush, Tom, never mind it, for when your head's...
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English Eccentrics and Eccentricities, Volume 2

John Timbs - 1866
...father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry — weep ! weep ! weep ! So your chimneys I clean and in soot I sleep. " There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head That curl'd like a lamb's back, was shaved ; so I said, Hush, Tom, never mind it, for when your head's bare,...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, ' 'Weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! ' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head, 5 That curled like a lamb's back, was shaved ; so I said, ' Hush, Tom ! never mind it, for when your...
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A Household Book of English Poetry. Selected and Arranged, with Notes

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1870 - 438 pages
...young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, ' 'Weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! ' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head, 5 That curled like a lamb's back, was shaved ; so I said, 1 Hush, Tom! never mind it, for when your...
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The mother's book of poetry, selected by Mrs. A. Gatty

Mother - 1872
...very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, "Weep! weep! weep! weep !" So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head, That curl'd like a lamb's back, was shaved; so I said, " Hush, Tom ! never mind it, for when your head's...
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Old and New, Volume 7

Edward Everett Hale - 1873
...yonnp, And my father sold me while yet ray tongue Could scarcely cry, ' weep 1 weep ! weep ! weep ! " So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's...so I said, Hush, Tom ! never mind it; for when your bead's bare, You know that the soot cannot spoil your white hair. And BO he was quiet ; and that very...
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