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" And they ran out like bees in a midsummer swarm. There were dames with their kerchiefs tied over their caps, To see if their poultry were free from mishaps; The turkeys they gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified... "
New National First [-fifth] Reader - Page 192
by Charles Joseph Barnes, J. M. Hawkes - 1884 - 480 pages
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 50

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1829
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on Where the thatch from...threatened soon to be gone. But the wind had passed on, aud had met in a lane, With a schoolboy who panted and struggled in vain ; For it tossed him and twirled...
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Ackermann's Juvenile Forget Me Not

1830
...gobbled, the geese scream'd aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on Where the thatch from...roof threatened soon to be gone. But the wind had pass'd on, and had met, in a For it toss'd him and twirl'd him, then pass'd, and he stood With his...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 1

1833
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on, Where the thatch from...the roof threatened soon to be gone But the wind had preyed on, and had met, in alan*•, With a school hoy who panted and Btrugpled in vain . For it tossed...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1836 - 504 pages
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on, Where the thatch from...panted and struggled in vain : For it tossed him, and twirled him, then passed, and he stood With his hat in a pool, and his shoe in the mud. 15. SHORT ANSWERS....
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The Boy's Country Book

William Howitt - 1839 - 308 pages
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on Where the thatch from...panted and struggled in vain ; For it tossed him, and twirled him, then passed, and he stood, With his hat in a pool, and his shoe in the mud. There was...
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The Juvenile Forget-me-not: A Christmas and New Year's Gift Or Birthday ...

Miss Hill - 1838 - 178 pages
...gobbled, the geese scream'd aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on Where the thatch from...be gone. But the wind had passed on, and had met in alane, With a schoolboy who panted and struggled in vain ; • For it toss'd him and twirl'd him, then...
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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd ; There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on, Where the thatch from...roof threatened soon to be gone. Bu.t the wind had swept on, and had met in a lane With a schoolboy, who panted and struggled in vain ; For it tossed...
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The Boy's Country Book: Of Amusements, Pleasures, and Pursuits.Illustrated ...

William Howitt - 1840 - 351 pages
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on Where the thatch from...panted and struggled in vain ; For it tossed him, and twirled him, then passed, and he stood With his hat in a pool, and his shoe in the mud. There was a...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 13

1850
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hem crept to roost in a terrified crowd ; There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on, Where the thatch from...roof threatened soon to be gone. But the wind had swept on, and had met in a lane With a schoolboy, who panted and struggled in vain ; For it tossed...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...gobbled, the geese screamed aloud, And the hens crept to roost in a terrified crowd : There was rearing of ladders, and logs laying on, Where the thatch from...panted and struggled in vain : For it tossed him, and twirled him, then passed, and he stood With his hat in a pool, and his shoe in the mud. 15. SHORT ANSWERS....
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