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" Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins, regard your own behoof. For, lo ! the blazing rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from... "
The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool - Page 415
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - 1884
...bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof would fall Back, Robins, back ; Crump, stand aloof I Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins, regard your...blazing rocking roof Down, down, in thunder falls 1 An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud,...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 3

1886
...roof should fall. Back, Robins, back ! Crump, stand aloof ! Witford, keep near the walls ! Muggins, regard your own behoof, For, lo ! the blazing rocking roof Down, down, in thunder falls I An awful pause succeeds the stroke, And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud,...
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Gems from the Best Authors, Grave and Gay

1887 - 376 pages
...bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof would fall. Back, Robins, back ; Crump, stand aloof 1 Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins, regard your...ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from th' astonished crowd. At length the mist awhile was cleared, When lo ! amid the...
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Rejected Addresses

James Smith, Horace Smith - 1890 - 179 pages
...terrified are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Robins, back ! Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...the blazing rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! Conceal'd them from th' astonish'd crowd. At length the mist awhile was clear'd, When lo ! amid the...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: Synopses of books. General index

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1898
...the roof would fall. Back, Robins, back; Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggius, regard your own behoof, For, lo ! the blazing rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! " (^ lasse of Time in the First Age, The, ^-* ' Divinely Handled by Thomas Peyton, of Lincolnes Inne,...
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - 1900 - 570 pages
...terrified, are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Robins, back! Crump, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls...ruins volumed smoke, Rolling around its pitchy shroud, Concealed them from the astonished crowd. At length the mist was cleared ; When, lo ! amid the wreck...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

1901
...are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. "Back, Bobbins, back ! " " Crump, stand aloof!" " Whitford, keep near the walls ! " " Huggins, regard your own behoof I " For lo ! the blazing, racking roof Down, down, in thunder falls. An awful pause succeeds the stroke,...
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A Little Book of Light Verse

Anthony Charles Deane - 1902 - 193 pages
...are slow To bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should fall. Back, Robins, back, Crumps, stand aloof! Whitford, keep near the walls ! Huggins,...And o'er the ruins volumed smoke, . Rolling around in pitchy shroud, Conceal'd them from the astonish'd crowd. At length the mist awhile was clear'd,...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 44

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Mrs. Lucia Isabella (Gilbert) Runkle, George Henry Warner - 1902
...fear the roof would fall. Back, Robins, back; Crump, stand aloof I whitford, keep near the walls I Huggins, regard your own behoof, For, lo ! the blazing rocking roof Down, down in thunder falls ! • (~^ lasse of Time in the First Age, The, ^-* < Divinely Handled by Thomas Peyton, of Lincolnes...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - 1903
...bid the pumping torrent flow, For fear the roof should falL Back, Robins, back ! Crump, stand aloof 1 a wall so bl Concealed them from the astonished crowd. At length the mist awhile was cleared, When lo ! amid the...
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