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Little man & maid

Material Information

Title:
Little man & maid
Series Title:
Large series
Added title page title:
Little man and maid
Creator:
Leavitt, George A. ( Publisher )
Place of Publication:
New York
Publisher:
Geo. A. Leavitt
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
[4] leaves : ill. ; 21 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Children's poetry -- 1880 ( lcsh )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Baldwin -- 1880 ( local )
Genre:
Children's poetry ( lcsh )
Publishers' advertisements ( rbgenr )
non-fiction ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- New York -- New York
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Title from cover.
General Note:
Includes publisher's advertisement.
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
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Resource Identifier:
029441442 ( ALEPH )
28767214 ( OCLC )
AJS8151 ( NOTIS )

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IIIi 2THERE was a little man,And he had a little mindTo ask a little maid for to wed, wed, wed.He hovered near her door,As he counted out his ore,Dressed in his coat of red, red, red.When the little maid came out,He turned him about,And begg'd she would look at him, him, him.The Baldwin LibraryRmfutS'if


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The little maid look'd mild,And I think I've heard she smrl'd,As she told him to call to-morrow, morrow, morrow.When the dawn began to peepHe awoke from his sleep,And ran to the door of his love, l6ve:Said he, "I'm all on fire,And afraid I shall expire,If you do not come to me, my dove, dove, dove.Said he, " I'm all on fire, E~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


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She awoke from her nap,And in her nightcapShe spoke from her window in haste, haste, haste"Will your flames assist a little,To boil water in the kettle,That some breakfast I may chance for to taste, taste,taste ?"Then the little man he sat,A-twirling of his hat,On the upper step of the .door, door, door;


At length she came to him,And said, "Little sir, walk in,And we'll talk this little matter o'er, o'er, o'er;"If I consent to be your bride,Pray how will you provideFor the things that I shall want by the score, score,score ?"Then the little man replied,"I have little else besideBut love that I can offcr to you, you, you."


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II 1. iII ,iIdodThen the little maid him eyed,Until he almost cried,So searching and so piercing was her look, look, look.With a smile his sorrow cures;At length she says, "I'm yours;Go and quickly bid the parson bring his book, book.book.""I am come, sir, now,(Making a very low bow,)That I may acquaint you with the news, news, news:


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"I have taken it in my pateTo choose a loving mate,So pray, Mr. Parson, do not muse, muse, muse.Then the little man and maidTo the parson no more said,But to church with him quickly went, went, went.And soon the thing was done,The parson made them one,And happy to their home he them sent, sent, sent.


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