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" If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. "
Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and Fugitive ... - Page 154
by Horace Smith - 1825
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...wind of criticism.8 Chap.x. 1784. If the man who turnips cries Cry not when his father dies, 'T is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. Joknsoniana. Pi,att, 30. He was a very good hater. 39. The law is the last result of human wisdom acting...
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Sovereign Woman Versus Mere Man: A Medley of Quotations

Men - 1905 - 91 pages
...joy of the present hOUr. Amelia E. Barr. If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. Samuel Johnson. 21 •V" •s. As I am fonder of little girls than I am of boys, so old ladies appeal...
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De Quincey's The English Mail-coach and Joan of Arc

Thomas De Quincey - Christian women saints - 1905 - 121 pages
...Vega" — " and you might as well " If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, 'T is a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father." This reference is given in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. 80 4 The Oriflamme of France: the red banner...
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A dictionary of quotations from English and American poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...Butler : Hudibras. Pt. i. Canto i. Line 65, If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. tONDON. Here malice, rapine, accident, conspire, And now a rabble rages, now a fire ; Their ambush...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...Hudibras. Pt. i. Canto i. Line 65. If a man who turnips cries, Cries not when his father dies, 'Tls a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. t ONDON. Here malice, rapine, accident, conspire, And now a rabble rages, now a fire ; Their ambush...
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Cameral Analysis: A Method of Treating the Psychoneuroses Using Hypnosis

David Lawrence Pedersen - Medical - 1994 - 222 pages
...apparent absurdity of left hemisphere logic! If the man who turnips cries. Cry not when his father dies. Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. Samuel Johnson 1709-1784 Nor perhaps the smirk on the right-hand side of the face as the left hemisphere...
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No. 111 2.7.93-10.20.96

Kenneth Goldsmith - Prose poems, American - 1997 - 606 pages
...towels is made from recycled newspapers, thunderous applause even though hardly anybody was there, 'tis a proof that he had rather have a turnip than his father, to challenge the establishment in a safe yet futile manner, told by some redneck who thunders pent...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...his life, an ambition to be a wag. 2165 If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, "Tis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. 2166 Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...is not obliged to speak the truth. 5179 If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, ard a wise man say, 'Give crowns and pounds and guineas But no 5180 Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...life, an ambition to be a wag. 2165 If the man who turnips cries, Cry not when his father dies, "lis a proof that he had rather Have a turnip than his father. 2166 Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the...
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