Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
One hoss shay.
Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892
|提及的人：||Howard Pyle; Howard Pyle|
Oliver Wendell Holmes; Howard Pyle
|注意：||Printed on one side of leaf only.|
|描述：||1 preliminary leaf, 4-78 leaves, 2 leaves : illustrations, plates, frontispiece ; 20 cm|
|内容：||The one-hoss shay.--How the old horse won the bet.--The broomstick train.|
|其他题名：||How the old horse won the bet.
|责任：||by Oliver Wendell Holmes ; with illustrations by Howard Pyle.|
The poem "The Deacon's masterpiece," a satire on Calvinism, paints a whimsical picture of a "one-hoss" shay that was so perfectly built that it lasted for 100 years and then fell apart all at once.