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"Good, well-dress'd turtle beats them hollow,--
It almost makes me wish, I vow,
To have two stomachs, read more

"Good, well-dress'd turtle beats them hollow,--
It almost makes me wish, I vow,
To have two stomachs, like a cow!"
And lo! as with the cud, an inward thrill
Upheaved his waistcoat and disturb'd his frill,
His mouth was oozing, and he work'd his jaw--
"I almost that that I could eat one raw."

by Thomas Hood Found in: Eating Quotes,
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The Quaker loves an ample brim,
A hat that bows to no Salaam;
And dear the beaver read more

The Quaker loves an ample brim,
A hat that bows to no Salaam;
And dear the beaver is to him
As if it never made a dam.

by Thomas Hood Found in: Hatters Quotes,
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Take her up tenderly,
Lift her with care;
Fashioned so slenderly,
Young and so read more

Take her up tenderly,
Lift her with care;
Fashioned so slenderly,
Young and so fair!

by Thomas Hood Found in: Misfortune Quotes,
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A leech that will not quit the skin until sated with blood.

A leech that will not quit the skin until sated with blood.

by Thomas Hood Found in: General Sayings,
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The cowslip is a country wench.

The cowslip is a country wench.

by Thomas Hood Found in: Cowslips Quotes,
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