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Chip the glasses and crack the plates

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'''Chip the glasses and crack the plates!''' is a poem found within the [[An Unexpected Party]] chapter in ''[[The Hobbit]]''.
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'''Chip the glasses and crack the plates''' is a poem found within the chapter "[[An Unexpected Party]]" of ''[[The Hobbit]]''.
==Context==
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:''Coming soon''
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==Text==
 
==Text==
<poem>
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<poem style="font-style:italic; margin-left:20px;">
 
Chip the glasses and crack the plates!
 
Chip the glasses and crack the plates!
 
Blunt the knives and bend the forks!
 
Blunt the knives and bend the forks!
That’s what Bilbo Baggins hates—
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That's what Bilbo Baggins hates—
 
Smash the bottles and burn the corks!
 
Smash the bottles and burn the corks!
  
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Send them down the hall to roll!
 
Send them down the hall to roll!
  
That’s what Bilbo Baggins hates!
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That's what Bilbo Baggins hates!
 
So, carefully! carefully with the plates!
 
So, carefully! carefully with the plates!
  
 
</poem>
 
</poem>
 
==Analysis==
 
:''Coming soon''
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 07:41, 18 April 2011

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Chip the glasses and crack the plates is a poem found within the chapter "An Unexpected Party" of The Hobbit.

Text

Chip the glasses and crack the plates!
Blunt the knives and bend the forks!
That's what Bilbo Baggins hates—
Smash the bottles and burn the corks!

Cut the cloth and tread on the fat!
Pour the milk on the pantry floor!
Leave the bones on the bedroom mat!
Splash the wine on every door!

Dump the crocks in a boiling bowl;
Pound them up with a thumping pole;
And when you’ve finished if any are whole,
Send them down the hall to roll!

That's what Bilbo Baggins hates!
So, carefully! carefully with the plates!

See also