Hilaire Belloc Quotes

Do you remember an Inn, Miranda, Do you remember an Inn? And the cheers and the jeers of the young muleteers Who hadn't got a penny,
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), French-born British poet. Tarantella (l. 10-13). . . Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892-1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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"How goes it?" Heart replied, "Right as a Ribstone Pippin!"
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), French-born British poet. The False Heart (l. 1-2). . . Oxford Book of Short Poems, The. P. J. Kavanagh and James Michie, eds. Oxford University Press.
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I said to Heart, "How goes it?" Heart replied: "Right as a Ribstone Pippin!" But it lied.
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), British author. "The False Heart," Verses (1910).
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No animal will more repay A treatment kind and fair; At least so lonely people say Who keep a frog (and, by the way, They are extremely rare).
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), French-born British poet. The Frog (l. 9-13). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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Be kind and tender to the Frog, And do not call him names, As 'Slimy skin', or 'Polly-wog',
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), French-born British poet. The Frog (l. 1-3). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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I shoot the Hippopotamus With bullets made of platinum,
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), French-born British poet. The Hippopotamus (l. 1-2). . . Faber Book of Nonsense Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, ed. (1979) Faber and Faber.
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I am living in the Midlands That are sodden and unkind.
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), British author. "The South Country," Verses (1910).
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