Classic and Contemporary Poetry
UNCLE SIDNEY'S LOGIC, by JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY Poet's Biography
First Line: Pa wunst he scold' an' says to me
Last Line: "ud trade with him to-day!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Children; Wisdom; Childhood
PA wunst he scold' an' says to me, --
"Don't play so much, but try
To study more, and nen you'll be
A great man, by an' by."
Nen Uncle Sidney says, "You let
Him be a boy an' play. --
The greatest man on earth, I bet,
'Ud trade with him to-day!"
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