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    The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath;He had a broad face and a little round belly,That shook when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.
- Clement C. Moore, A Visit from St. Nicholas (1823) illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith [full text]

    The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
    And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath;
    He had a broad face and a little round belly,
    That shook when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly.

    - Clement C. Moore, A Visit from St. Nicholas (1823) illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith [full text]

     
  2. In a bower that was merry with smilaxFrom the grimace of no-where, I wokeI was born on the first day of AprilAnd they called me a jungle joke.
- Albert Bigelow Paine, The Autobiography of a Monkey (1897) illustrated by HY Mayer [full text]

    In a bower that was merry with smilax
    From the grimace of no-where, I woke
    I was born on the first day of April
    And they called me a jungle joke.

    - Albert Bigelow Paine, The Autobiography of a Monkey (1897) illustrated by HY Mayer [full text]