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" SINGING through the forests, Rattling over ridges, Shooting under arches, Rumbling over bridges, Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the vale, — Bless me ! this is pleasant, Riding on the Rail ! Men of different ' stations ' In the eye of Fame,... "
A Twentieth Century History and Biographical Record of Elkhart County, Indiana - Page 187
edited by - 1905 - 793 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...came, would surely Send her eggs to pot, Kather prematurely. Singing through the forests, Battling over ridges ; Shooting under arches, Rumbling over...— Bless me! this is pleasant, Riding on the rail ! THE FAM1L T MAX. I ONCE was a jolly young beau. And knew how to pick up a fan, But I've done with...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1847
...; Asks about the distance, Says it '• tiresome talking, Noises of the cars Are so very shocking! Singing through the forests, Rattling over ridges,...bridges; Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the valeBless me ! — this i» pleasant. Riding on a rail ! jo i WK heard an incident mentioned the other...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1847
...tiresome talking, Noises of tlie Ciirs Arc so very shocking! Singing through the forests, Kiillluit: over ridges, Shooting under arches, Rumbling over...mountains, Buzzing o'er the vale — Bless me ! — this ia pleasant, Riding on a rail ! jo WB heard an incident mentioned the other day, by a distinguished...
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The Western Literary Messenger, Volume 10

1848
...cars. The first verse is as follows: "Sinfín!; throuçh the forests, Raining ovrr ridges, Sliootiojî under arches, Rumbling over bridges; Whizzing through the mountains,' Buzzing o'er the vale — Bless rue ! — this is pleasant, Riding on a rail! " The Edilur of this magazine, Lt:wi« GATLOR j Ct-лпк,...
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Poems

John Godfrey Saxe - American poetry - 1850 - 130 pages
...RHYME OF THE RAIL. SINGING through the forests, Battling over ridges, Shooting under arches, Humbling over bridges, Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the vale, — Bless me ! this is pleasant, Eiding on the Rail! Men of different " stations," In the eye of Fame, Here are very quickly Coming...
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Poems

John Godfrey Saxe - 1852 - 182 pages
...her basket ; Feeling that a smash, If it came, would surely Send her eggs to pot Rather prematurely ! Singing through the forests, Rattling over ridges,...; Bless me ! this is pleasant, Riding on the Rail ! ^RAPE')OF THE LOCK. RAPE 10F THE LOCK ; OB, CAPTAIN JONES'S MISADVENTURE. I. To follow the line of...
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Knick-Knacks

L. GAYLORD CLARK - 1852
...verge upon parody. The reader will observe how completely the measure chimes with rail-road motion : SINGING through the forests, Rattling over ridges,...vale — Bless me ! — this is pleasant, Riding on a rail I Men of different 'stations' In the eye of Fame, Here are very quickly Coming to the same /...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...printed in the Knickerbocker Magazine, commencing — Singing through the forests, Rattling over ridirei, Shooting under arches, Rumbling over bridges ; Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the vnle — Blt'xs me ! this if pleasant, Hiding on a rail ! The whole composition is an echo and reflection...
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Knick-knacks from an Editor's Table

Lewis Gaylord Clark - Wit and humor - 1852 - 335 pages
...very shocking I Singing through the forests, Battling over ridges, Shooting under arches, Bumbling over bridges : Whizzing through the mountains, Buzzing o'er the vale — Bless me I — this is pleasant, Biding on a rail ! THE well-known anecdote of * JARVIS and the melancholy Frenchman'...
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Poems

John Godfrey Saxe - American poetry - 1853 - 182 pages
...want of a cause.' The jury decided at length, After solemnly weighing the matter, RHYME OF THE RAIL. SINGING through the forests, Rattling over ridges,...— Bless me ! this is pleasant, Riding on the Rail! Men of different ' stations' In the eye of Fame, Here are very quickly Coming to the same. High and...
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