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Rippling Rhymes

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Author: Walt Mason
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,719 / 75 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 280
Added to site: 2007.09.26 18341
Genre: Humor

To Suit The TimesAll Sorts of Themes Embracin'Some GaySome SadSome not so Bad

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re across the alley; you will see he takes it easy, not a button does he shed; you can hear the wheels revolving in his brow while he's resolving to get rich by drawing largely on the contents of his head.

It is well to use your fingers blithely while the daylight lingers, it is well to use your trilbys with a firm and active tread; it is good to rustle daily, doing all your duties gaily, but in all your divers doings, never fail to use your head.


O the gloomy fan is a mournful man, and he fills my soul with sorrow; he watched the play with a frown today, and he'll scowl at the game tomorrow. He ambles in when the games begin, a soul by the gods forgotten; and he eyes the play in his morbid way, and he yells out "punk!" and "rotten!" No player yet, be he colt or vet, won praise from this critic gloomy; he'll sit and scowl like a poisoned owl, and his eyes are red and rheumy; and his blood is thin and his heart is tin, and his head is stuffed with cotton; and he merely



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