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" Then Abner Dean of Angel's raised a point of order — when A chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen, And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings interested him no more. "
Notes and Queries - Page 220
1906
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Punch, Volume 109

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman - 1895 - 354 pages
...trumpery matter as a road fence." After this I quite expected to read that some one — . . . rained a point of order, when A chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen, And he smiled a sort of sickly smile and curled upon the floor ! And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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Notes and Queries

1906 - 562 pages
...nothing. Among English words derived from the Latin, on the other hand, I can, at the moment, think only of " origin," as an example of quantity being disregarded,...red sandstone took him in the abdomen. Here scansion seoms to require the penultimate syllable of the last word to be short; but Truthful James is not an...
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Temple Bar, Volume 39

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1873 - 586 pages
...individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent." Nevertheless " Abner, Dean of Angel's, raised a point of order —...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen, And he smiled a sort of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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Temple Bar, Volume 39

1873 - 618 pages
...individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent." Nevertheless " Abner, Dean of Angel's, raised a point of order —...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen, And he smiled a sort of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor. And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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That heathen Chinee, and other poems mostly humorous, Issue 187

Francis Bret Harte - 1871 - 186 pages
...Nor should the individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent. Then Abner Dean of Angel's raised a point of order...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the * abdomen, And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine Regiment: In Service of ...

John Mead Gould - 1871 - 910 pages
...Dean of Angel's, was just on the point of bringing himself into notice and making a great effort — " when, A chunk of old red sandstone Took him in the ab-do-men, And he smiled a sort of sickly smile, And curled up on the floor, And the subsequent jiroceedings Interested...
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The poetical works of Bret Harte. Complete ed

Francis Bret Harte - 1880 - 288 pages
...Nor should the individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent. Then Abner Dean of Angel's raised a point of order...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen ; And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings...
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The Poetical Works of Bret Harte

Bret Harte - 1872 - 410 pages
...the individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent. Then Abncr Dean of Angel's raised a point of order — when A...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen; And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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The world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

George Manville Fenn - 1899 - 534 pages
...Nor should the individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent. order — when A chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen, And he smiled a kind of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings interested...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1875 - 584 pages
...Nor should the individual who happens to be meant Reply by heaving rocks at him to any great extent. Then Abner Dean, of Angel's, raised a point of order,...chunk of old red sandstone took him in the abdomen ; And he smiled a sort of sickly smile, and curled up on the floor, And the subsequent proceedings...
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