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" I NEVER saw a Purple Cow; I never Hope to See One; But I can Tell you, Anyhow, I'd rather See than Be One. "
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volumen2

1918 - 2062 páginas
...knit. Wallace IraAn [1875THE PURPLE COW Reflection on a Mythic Beast, Who's Quite Remarkable, at Least. sec him wag his tail and grin! By George! it makes my old eyes water! — • CINQ ANS APRES (Confession: and a portrait, Too. Upon a Background that I Rue!) Ah, yes, I wrote the...
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The Room with the Tassels

Carolyn Wells - 1918 - 296 páginas
...ghost came purposely to be seen." " Did you ever see one, Mr. Wise ? " " I never did, Miss Carnforth, I never hope to see one ! But I can tell you anyhow, I'd rather see than be one." " Oh, of course, if you're going to take that tone," and Eve turned away, decidedly offended. " Sorry...
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Printers' Ink, Volumen108

1919 - 2536 páginas
...rhyme does aid the memory can be proven by simple psychology tests. Take this quatrain for example: I never saw a purple cow; I never hope to see one....can tell you, anyhow, I'd rather see than be one. In ordinary prose, this would probably be : I never saw a purple cow, and I never hope to. I can say,...
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Modern American Poetry: An Introduction

Louis Untermeyer - 1919 - 204 páginas
...Richard Le Gallienne THE PURPLE COW 1 (Reflections on a Mythic Beast Who's Quite Remarkable, at Least.) I never saw a Purple Cow; I never hope to See One;...can Tell you, Anyhow, I'd rather See than Be One. Gelett Burgess [Born, 1866, at Boston, Mass. Creator, both as rhymer and draughtsman, of the Goops...
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The Hatchet of the United States Ship "George Washington,", Volúmenes1-9

Edwin Taylor Pollock, Paul Frederick Bloomhardt - 1919 - 352 páginas
...upholstery in his sleeping quarters. When yuh "cork off" on the deck, whadyamean "soft pine preferred"? I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one. But from the color of our milk I know that there must be one. thankful it 'Gwan, we ottah be doesn't taste...
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Fourth Reader, Libro 4

Calvin Noyes Kendall, Marion Paine Stevens - 1920 - 328 páginas
...sun ; The walls they have to hold him up ; They do not have much fun ! THE PURPLE COW GELETT BURGESS I never saw a purple cow, I never hope to see one...I can tell you anyhow, I'd rather see than be one ! THE YAK HILAIRE BELLOC As friend to the children, commend me the yak ; You will find it exactly the...
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The Book of Humorous Verse

1920 - 996 páginas
...tradition of the Purple Cow in more elaborate form than the quatrain made famous by Mr. Gelett Burgess: " I NEVER saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one;...can tell you, anyhow, I'd rather see than be one." The first attempt here cited is the production of Mr. John Milton : Hence, vain, deluding cows. The...
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The Bookman: A Review of Books and Life ..., Volumen53

1921 - 706 páginas
...one nonsense rhyme achieved for GB a fame which he has made a lifelong attempt to surpass. This was: I never saw a Purple Cow, I never Hope to See one;...can Tell you, Anyhow, I'd rather See than Be one! "The Lark" was unique in that it contained neither satire, parody, nor comment or criticism of any...
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Our American Humorists

Thomas Lansing Masson - 1922 - 480 páginas
...one nonsense rhyme achieved for GB a fame which he has made a lifelong attempt to surpass. This was I never saw a Purple Cow, I never Hope to See one;...can Tell you, Anyhow, I'd rather See than Be one! The Lark was unique in that it contained neither satire, parody, nor comment or criticism of any kind...
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An Introduction to Poetry

Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty - 1923 - 566 páginas
...and Oliver Herford are perhaps the most successful American authon of nonsense verse. THE PURPLE COW I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one...can tell you, anyhow, I'd rather see than be one. Gelett Burgest (1866- ) Nonsense verse has a logical consistency of its own; it must not be a wild,...
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