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Literary usage of Humpty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Through the Looking-glass by Lewis Carroll (2007)
"humpty DUMPTY. HOWEVER, the egg only got larger and larger, and more and more human: when ... humpty Dumpty was sitting, with his legs crossed like a Turk, ..."
2. The Quiver: An Illustrated Magazine for Sunday and General Reading (1892)
""Girls, come and look at her Royal Highness humpty Dumpty sitting on her throne ... They surveyed poor plain little humpty with looks of scorn ; and indeed, ..."
3. The Heart of Oak Books by Charles Eliot Norton (1903)
"humpty DUMPTY. humpty Dumpty sat on a wall; humpty Dumpty had a great fall; Not all the king's horses, nor all the king's men Could set humpty Dumpty up ..."
4. A Treasury of American Verse by Walter Learned, H. C. Edwards, Thomas McIlvaine (1897)
"Whatever may be thought on earth, We've other rules in heaven ; And only poverty confessed Finds free admittance given !" MRS. ADT WHITNEY. humpty DUMPTY. ..."
5. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"36 humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, humpty Dumpty had a great-fall; Threescore men and threescore more Cannot place humpty Dumpty as he was before. 37 (An egg. ..."
6. The Rational Method in Reading by Edward Gendar Ward, Mary Anna Ward (1916)
"LESSON 34 humpty Dumpty — Part II humpty Dumpty, from where he sat, ... An hour went by, and humpty Dumpty grew very tired. He was hungry, too, ..."