The men of Ware

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Title:
The men of Ware
Physical Description:
20 p. : ill. ; 19 x 24 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Weatherly, Frederic Edward, 1848-1929
Hodgson, W. J ( Illustrator )
Hildesheimer and Faulkner ( Publisher )
Publisher:
Hildesheimer and Faulkner
Place of Publication:
London
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Children's poetry -- 1880   ( lcsh )
Bldn -- 1880
Genre:
Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
England -- London

Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
written by F.E. Weatherly ; illustrated by W.J. Hodgson.
General Note:
Title from cover.
Funding:
Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 001876170
oclc - 29304046
notis - AJV1207
System ID:
UF00025978:00001

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THE MEN OF WARE.There were three young men of Ware, With a most reliant air, Of mild and melancholy air,They were proud and debonair; For they said, "Such men as we are rare," In married men by no means rare,They said, "Such men as we are rare," These three young men of Ware. These three old men at Ware.These three young men of Ware. The poet said, "The wife for me The poet writes not a single lay,The first he was a son of art Must be a maid of high degree;" For lays of love, lie finds, don't pay;The second had a poet's heart; The painter said, "The wife that's mine The painter sits with his palette dry,The third he was a merchant bold, Must have a form and face divine;" For his wife has a squint in either eye;Of noble name, and wealth untold. "While, as for me," said the merchant bold, And most depressed is that merchant bold,They courted near, they courted far, "My wife must double my own bright gold." For his wife has spent all her husband's gold.For h, they were most particular: "For 'twould never, never do," said they There are three old men at Ware,"" Tworud never, never do," said they, "That such men as we should be thrown away." Of a mild, dejected air,"Thuat such men as we should be thrown away." And the folls do say, who live at Ware,So a-courting they did fare, There are three old men at Ware, "The better horse is the old gray mare."SE. Wetherly.44


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-, ____--I / And most depressed is that Merchant bold, For his wife has spent all her husband's gold.



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There are three old men at Ware, Of a mild, dejected air, And the folks do say, who live at Ware, "The bette orse is te old ray mare. "'The better horse is the old gray mare.



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// Tii L ----\ The Poet writes not a single lay, For lays of love, he finds, don't pay;



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THE MEN OF WARE. There were three young men of Ware, With a most reliant air, Of mild and melancholy air, They were proud and debonair; For they said, "Such men as we are rare," In married men by no means rare, They said, "Such men as we are rare," These three young men of Ware. These three old men at Ware. These three young men of Ware. The poet said, "The wife for me The poet writes not a single lay, The first he was a son of art Must be a maid of high degree;" For lays of love, lie finds, don't pay; The second had a poet's heart; The painter said, "The wife that's mine The painter sits with his palette dry, The third he was a merchant bold, Must have a form and face divine;" For his wife has a squint in either eye; Of noble name, and wealth untold. "While, as for me," said the merchant bold, And most depressed is that merchant bold, They courted near, they courted far, "My wife must double my own bright gold." For his wife has spent all her husband's gold. For h, they were most particular: "For 'twould never, never do," said they There are three old men at Ware, "" Tworud never, never do," said they, "That such men as we should be thrown away." Of a mild, dejected air, "Thuat such men as we should be thrown away." And the folls do say, who live at Ware, So a-courting they did fare, There are three old men at Ware, "The better horse is the old gray mare." SE. Wetherly. 44



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'7 i fK =i C -'C I // /__ ..( The third he was-a Merchant bold, Of noble name, and wealth untold.



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