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Poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes


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The Reverend Henry Beecher
Called a hen a most elegant creature.
    The hen, pleased with that,
    Laid an egg in his hat Ц
And thus did the hen reward Beecher.



Oliver Wendell Holmes


Oliver Wendell Holmes's other poems:
  1. The Moral Bully
  2. Daily Trials
  3. A Sentiment (A TRIPLE health to Friendship, Science, Art,)
  4. The Stethoscope Song
  5. The Treadmill Song


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