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" Ben Battle was a soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, "Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot! "
Macmillan's Magazine - Página 322
1860
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volumen7

1827
...But a cannon-ball took off his legs. So he laid down his arms I Now as they bore him off the field. Said he " Let others shoot. For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot ! The army surgeons made bun limbs. Said he,—" They're only pegs: But there's as wooden members quite...
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The Monthly Review

1826
...But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot !" The army-surgeons made him limbs : Said he, — " They're only pegs; But there's as wooden members...
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The London Magazine, Volumen6

1826
...But a cannon-ball took off his logs, So be laid down bis arms ! Now as they bore him off the field. Said he, " Let others shoot. For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot!" The army surgeons made him limbs : Said he, — " They're only pegs : But there's as wooden members...
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The London Magazine, Volumen16

1826
...soldier bold, And used to war's alarms; But a cannon-ball took off hi s legs. So he laid down his arms! Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, Now as they bore him off the field. And the Forty-second Foot!" The army-surgeons made him limbs: Said...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 páginas
...But a cannon-ball look off his legs, So he laid down his arms! Xow, as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg. And the Forty-second Foot.'' The army surgeons made him limbs: Said he, " They're only pegs; But there 's as wooden members quite....
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The Living Age, Volumen15

1847
...But a cannon-ball took off his legs, Sa he laid down las arms. " Now, as they bore him off the field, Said he, ' Let others shoot ; For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second foot.' " A humorous play upon the same terms in a paragraph taken from the" Nottingham Mercury," ¡a running...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 páginas
...But a cannon-ball took off hia legs, SH he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot ; For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot." And in another song, with an astounding confusion of ideas, natural in one sense, and impossible in...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 páginas
...But a cannon-ball took oft' his legs, So he laid down his arms. Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot ; For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot." And in another song, with an astounding confusion of ideas, natural in one sense, and impossible in...
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Poems of Wit and Humour

Thomas Hood - 1847 - 282 páginas
...But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! Now as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot! " The army-surgeons made him limbs : Said he,—" They 're only pegs : Now Ben he loved a pretty maid,...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volumen1

1852
...But a cannon-ball took off his legs, So he laid down his arms ! Now, as they bore him off the field, Said he, " Let others shoot, For here I leave my second leg, And the Forty-second Foot ! " The army-surgeons made him limbs : Said he, " They're only pegs ; But there's as wooden members,...
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