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Bib Ballads

Bib Ballads by Ring Lardner
By: (1885-1933)

Ring Lardner is a typical parent when his first child is born, full of wonder and the rest of the usual emotions as he watches his little son grow. He wrote a series of 29 short poems on various facets of parenthood.

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BIB BALLADS

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Copyright 1915 P. F. Volland & Co. Chicago, U. S. A. (All Rights Reserved)

BIB BALLADS

BY

RING W. LARDNER

ILLUSTRATED BY FONTAINE FOX

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Published by P. F. VOLLAND & CO. NEW YORK CHICAGO TORONTO

FOREWORD

Dear Parents: Don't imagine, please, It's in a boastful spirit I fashion verses such as these; That's not the truth or near it.

A hundred or a thousand, yes, A million kids there may be Who aren't one iota less Attractive than this baby.

I'll venture that your household has As valuable a treasure As mine, but mine I know, and as For yours, I've not that pleasure.

And that is why my book's about Just one, O Dads and Mothers; But babes are babes, and mine, no doubt, Is very much like others.

THE AUTHOR

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BIB BALLADS

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GOOD BY BILL

Dollar Bill, that I've held so tight Ever since payday, a week ago, Shall I purchase with you tonight A pair of seats at the vaudeville show? (Hark! A voice from the easy chair: "Look at his shoes! We must buy a pair... Continue reading book >>


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