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" The sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within his scope, "I see, " quoth he, "the Elephant Is very like a rope! "
Planning-programming-budgeting: Inquiry of the Subcommittee on National ... - Page 59
by United States. Congress. Senate. Government Operations - 1970 - 683 pages
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Vie de Saint Dominique: précédée du mémoire pour le rétablissement en France ...

Henri-Dominique Lacordaire - 1860 - 444 pages
...catching the ear: "This marvel of an elephant Is very like a fan." The sixth, seizing the swinging tail : "I see", quoth he, "the elephant Is very like a rope."...was partly in the right, And all were in the wrong." The interpretation is personal ; it is an act for itself. We can never fully perceive anything without...
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The Poems of John Godfrey Saxe: Complete in One Volume

John Godfrey Saxe - 1868 - 465 pages
...of an Elephant Is very like a fan ! " VII. The Sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within...see," quoth he, " the Elephant Is very like a rope ! " VIII. And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff...
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Tom Hood's Comic Readings in Prose and Verse: A Companion to Carpenter's ...

Tom Hood - Wit and humor - 1869 - 252 pages
...marvel of an elephant Is very like a fan !" The sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within...was partly in the right, And all were in the wrong ! 1IORAL. So ;>pt in theologic wars The disputants, I ween, Eail on in utter ignorance Of what each...
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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of West Virginia, Volumes 34-38

Medical Society of the State of West Virginia - Medicine - 1901
...to others still its leg was like a tree, and its tail was like a rope, and its ear was like a fan. "And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long,...and strong — Though each was partly in the right, So in the estimate of all these contending schools or pathies, from their view point there is an effort...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1871 - 374 pages
...marvel of an elephant Is very like a fan ! " 7. The sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within...see," quoth he, " the elephant Is very like a rope ! " 8. And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1873 - 374 pages
...swinging tail That fell within his scope, " I see," quoth he, " the elephant Is very like a rope ! " 8. And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long,...stiff and strong, Though each was partly in the right, THE FIFTH READER. MORAL. 9. So, oft in theologic : wars, The disputants,2 1 ween,3 Rail on in utter...
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The Poems of John Godfrey Saxe

John Godfrey Saxe - American poetry - 1873 - 491 pages
...of an Elephant Is very like a fan ! " VII. The Sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within...see," quoth he, " the Elephant Is very like a rope I " VIII. And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff...
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Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Volume 15

Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) - Science - 1913
...the elephant "is very like a rope" was to him proved beyond dispute. "And so these men of Indoostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding...was partly In the right, And all were In the wrong!" And now, if you will permit me to slightly alter the poet's last verse, so as to point the moral to...
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The Graded-school First-fifth Reader, Book 5

Thomas Wadleigh Harvey - Readers - 1875
...marvel of an Elephant Is very like a fan!" 7. The sixth no sooner had begun About the beast to grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within...see," quoth he, " the Elephant Is very like a rope!" 8. And so these men of Indostan Disputed loud and long, Each in his own opinion Exceeding stiff and...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

Recitations - 1876
...grope, Than, seizing on the swinging tail That fell within his scoi>e. "I see," qnoth he, "the Elepliant Is very like a rope !" • And so these men of Indostan...Exceeding stiff and strong, Though each was partly iii the right, And all were iu the wrong 1 MORAL. So, oft in theologic wars The disputants, I ween,...
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