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" And speak but when she's spoken to : But not like echo still be heard, Contending for the final word. "
The Polyanthos - Page 212
1812
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - 1811 - 472 lehte
...Place all her wealth upon her back. K k'J 2 A Wife should be like Echo true, And, courteous, speak when spoken to; But not like Echo still be heard Contending for the final word. ! 3 Like a Town Clock a Wife should be, Keep time and regularity ; But not like Clocks harangue so...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., 1. köide

1822
...wife, domestic, good, and pure, Like snail, should keep within her door ; But not like snail, in silver track, Place all her wealth upon her back. A wife should be like echo true, And courteous speak, when spoken to ; But not like echo, still be heard, Contending for the final word....
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The Richmond County Mirror, 3. köide

1839
...wife domestie, good and pure, Like snai! should keep within her door, But not like snail, in silver track, Place all- her wealth upon her back. A wife should be like echo trae, And speak but when she's spoken to: But not, like echo, still be heard Contending for the final...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, 4–7. köide

Ann Jane - 1851
...Keep time and regularity; But not like clock harangue so clear That all the town her voice may hear. . A wife should be like echo true, And speak but when...echo, still be heard Contending for the final word. Young man! your bride should be like and unlike an echo—a clock—and a snail. Tier* A Mather's last...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, 1. köide

C. Gough - 1853
...door ; But not like snail, in silver'd track, Place all her wealth upon her back. A wife should he like echo true, And speak but when she's spoken to...still be heard, Contending for the final word. Like a town clock, a wife should be, Keep time and regularity ; But not like clocks, harangue so clear That...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, 1–2. köide

1854
...clear That all the town her voice may hear. A wife should be like echo true, And speak but when she 's spoken to ; But not, like echo, still be heard Contending for the final word. Young man ! your bride should he like and unlike an echo, a clock, and a snail. TABULAR RECORD OF MORTALITY....
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and ..., 47. köide

George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Jacobs Peterson, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Robert Taylor Conrad, Joseph Ripley Chandler, Bayard Taylor - 1855
...wife, domestic, good and pure, Like snail, should keep within her door ; But not, like snail, in silver track, Place all her wealth upon her back. A wife...when she's spoken to ; But not, like echo, still be beard Contending for the final word. Like City Hall clock a wife should be, Keep time and regularity...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, 35–36. köide

1856
...restored to his friendi on the payment of 4502. A wife should be like echo true, And kindly Bpeak when spoken to ; But not like echo still be heard Contending for the final word. EXTRACTS FROM NEWSPAPERS. NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING.—The following has been sent by a correspondent,...
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Mosaics of Human Life

Elizabeth A. Thurston - 1866 - 305 lehte
...wardrobe on her barA- ! D A wife should be like 'echo, true, Not speak but when she's spoken to; Yet not like echo, still be heard Contending for the final word ! Like a town clock a wife should be, Keep time and regularity ; But not like clock harangue so clear, That...
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Reminiscences of Saratoga and Ballston

William Leete Stone - 1875 - 451 lehte
...following scrap of advice in doggerel metre : "A wife, like echo, should be true, To speak when she is spoken to ; But not, like echo, still be heard Contending for the final word." Up to the year 1858 this sheet of water was known by the name of the " Little Lake," at which time,...
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