evans, sir john quotes - 10 of
Sir John, Sir, is a very unclubbable man.
Here lies the body of Sir John Guise.
Nobody laughs, and nobody cries; ...
Long-expected one and twenty
Ling'ring year at last is flown, ...
It was in and about the Martinmas time,
When the green leaves were afalling, ...
They warsled up, they warsled down,
Till Sir John fell to the ground, ...
God defend me from that Welsh fairy,
Lest he transform me to a piece of cheese!
Miss J. Hunter Dunn, Miss J. Hunter Dunn,
Furnish'd and burnish'd by Aldershot sun, ...
and the words never said,
And the ominous, ominous dancing ahead. ...
Oh! full Surrey twilight! importunate band!
Oh! strongly adorable tennis-girl's hand!
And is it true? And is it true,
This most tremendous tale of all, ...
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