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The one hoss shay : with its companion poems How the old horse won the bet & the broomstick train

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes; Howard Pyle; Sarah Whitman
Publisher: Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
One hoss shay.
Boston and New York : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1892
(OCoLC)893937887
Named Person: Howard Pyle; Howard Pyle
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Wendell Holmes; Howard Pyle; Sarah Whitman
OCLC Number: 2230822
Notes: Printed on one side of leaf only.
Binding designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman.
Description: 1 preliminary leaf, 4-78 leaves, 2 leaves : illustrations, plates, frontispiece ; 20 cm
Contents: The one-hoss shay.--How the old horse won the bet.--The broomstick train.
Other Titles: How the old horse won the bet.
Broomstick train.
Responsibility: by Oliver Wendell Holmes ; with illustrations by Howard Pyle.

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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.

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