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" Bo-bo was strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of improving upon the good meat which God had sent them. "
The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ... - Page 1089
by William Hone - 1837
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Outlines of English Literature: With Readings

William Joseph Long - English literature - 1925 - 807 pages
...strictly enjoined not to let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple of abominable wretches, who could think of...improving upon the good meat which God had sent them. Never35 theless, strange stories got about. It was observed that Ho-ti 's cottage was burnt down now...
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Literature Reader, Volume 7

Leroy E. Armstrong - 1916
...them. Nevertheless, strange stories got about. It was observed that Ho-ti 's cottage was burned down more frequently than ever. Nothing but fires from...day, others in the night-time. As often as the sow had young pigs, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze; Ho-ti himself, which was more remarkable,...
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The Speaker: A Quarterly Magazine of Successful Readings, Volume 8

Recitations - 1913
...sat down to the mess, and never left off till they had despatched all that remained of the litter. It was observed that Ho-ti's cottage was burnt down...forward. Some would break out in broad day, others in the night time. As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze, and Ho-ti...
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British Literary Manuscripts: From 1800 to 1914

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Herbert Cahoon, Pierpont Morgan Library - Antiques & Collectibles - 1981 - 311 pages
...Nevertheless strange stories got about. It was observed that Hoti's cottage was burnt down now morefrequently than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward....As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house ofHo-ti to be in a blaze; and Ho-ti himself, which was the more remarkable, instead of being angry...
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British Literary Manuscripts: From 1800 to 1914

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Herbert Cahoon, Pierpont Morgan Library - Antiques & Collectibles - 1981 - 311 pages
...let the secret escape, for the neighbours would certainly have stoned them for a couple ofabominable wretches, who could think of improving upon the good...was observed that Hoti's cottage was burnt down now morefrequently than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward. Some would break out in broad day,...
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British Literary Manuscripts: From 1800 to 1914

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Herbert Cahoon, Pierpont Morgan Library - Antiques & Collectibles - 1981 - 311 pages
...manuscript reproduced here describes the consequences of the rather dim logic they apply to the situation: "It was observed that Ho-ti's cottage was burnt down...than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward. ... As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze. ..." This is perhaps...
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British Literary Manuscripts: From 1800 to 1914

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Herbert Cahoon, Pierpont Morgan Library - Antiques & Collectibles - 1981 - 311 pages
...manuscript reproduced here describes the consequences of the rather dim logic they apply to the situation: “It was observed that Ho-ti's cottage was burnt...than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward. . . . As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze . . . .“ This...
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British Literary Manuscripts: From 1800 to 1914

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Herbert Cahoon, Pierpont Morgan Library - Antiques & Collectibles - 1981 - 311 pages
...cottage was burnt down now more frequently than ever. Nothing but fires from this time forward. . . . As often as the sow farrowed, so sure was the house of Ho-ti to be in a blaze . . . .“ This is perhaps the finest of Lamb's literary manuscripts in existence....
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