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Title: An Elegy On The Death Of A Mad Dog
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Illustrator: Randolph Caldecott
Release Date: November 19, 2005 [EBook #17102]
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START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD
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The MAD DOG
ONE OF R. CALDECOTT'S PICTURE BOOKS
Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd.
on the DEATH of
a MAD DOG.
Master BILL PRIMROSE
Good people all, of every sort,
Give ear unto my song;
And if you find it wondrous short,
It cannot hold you long.
In Islington there lived a man,
Of whom the world might say,
That still a godly race he ran,
Whene'er he went to pray.
A kind and gentle heart he had,
To comfort friends and foes;
The naked every day he clad,
When he put on his clothes
And in that town a dog was found: