The Wonderful "One-Hoss-Shay" And Other Poems
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The Wonderful "One-Hoss-Shay" And Other Poems

By Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  • THE WONDERFUL "ONE-HOSS-SHAY"
  • And Other Poems
    • (Reprinted from the Atlantic Monthly of September, 1858) With numerous original illustrations by Thomas McIlvaine
  • THE DEACON'S MASTERPIECE:
    • OR THE WONDERFUL "ONE-HOSS-SHAY."
    • A LOGICAL STORY.
    • ("BRADDOCK'S ARMY WAS DONE SO BROWN.")
    • ("I DEW VUM")
    • ("SO THE DEACON INQUIRED OF THE VILLAGE FOLK.")
    • ("THE PARSON TAKES A DRIVE.")
    • "WHEN HE GOT UP AND STARED AROUND."
    • ("THIS ANCIENT SILVER BOWL OF MINE.")
  • ON LENDING A PUNCHBOWL.
    • ("JOLLY NIGHTS.")
    • ("AND QUAFFED A CUP OF GOOD OLD FLEMISH ALE.")
    • ("WITH THOSE THAT IN THE MAYFLOWER CAME.")
    • ("STIRRED THE POSSET WITH HIS SWORD.")
    • ("A MOTHER'S HAND TO CHEER HER PARTING BOY.")
    • ("ITS BROKEN WALLS.")
  • THE LAST LEAF.
    • ("AS HE TOTTERS O'ER THE GROUND WITH HIS CANE.")
    • ("IN HIS PRIME.")
    • ("THE PRUNING-KNIFE OF TIME")
    • ("MY GRANDMAMMA HAS SAID.")
    • ("BY THE CRIER ON HIS ROUND.")
    • ("THE MOSSY MARBLES REST")
    • ("THE LIPS THAT HE HAS PREST.")
    • THE STAR AND THE WATER-LILY.
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