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Excelsior

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Author: Bret Harte
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,387 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 865
Added to site: 2007.12.25
mnybks.net#: 19493
Genres: Poetry, Humor
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youth who bore, through dust and heat,
A stencil-plate, that read complete--"SAPOLIO."

[Illustration]

CLEAN PAINT, OIL CLOTHS, FLOORS,
WOOD WORK, TABLES & SHELVES

_WITH SAPOLIO._

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His brow was sad, but underneath,
White with "Odonto" shone his teeth,
And through them hissed the words, "Well, blow
Me tight if here is 'ary show!" "SAPOLIO."

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WASH DISHES, PORCELAIN, CHINA

& GLASS WARE

_WITH SAPOLIO._

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On household fences, gleaming bright,
Shone "Gargling Oil," in black and white,
Once "Bixby's Blacking" stood alone,
He straight beside it clapped his own--"SAPOLIO."

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