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  • Robson gave every stanza a nonsensical refrain of "Right tooral lol looral, right tooral lol lay."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • "Right tooral lol looral" into a speech delivered at the opening of circuit.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864

  • With her tooral ooral, etc.; "or, again:" The young curate smiled grimly as he listened to his great-grandmother's last words.

    Alarms and Discursions

  • The old men of pleasure (with their tooral ooral) got at least some social and communal virtue out of pleasure.

    Alarms and Discursions

  • The new men of pleasure (without the slightest vestige of a tooral ooral) are simply hermits of irreligion instead of religion, anchorites of atheism, and they might as well be drugging themselves with hashish or opium in a wilderness.

    Alarms and Discursions

  • I like to think of my ancestors, middle-aged or venerable gentlemen, all sitting round a table and explaining that they would never forget old days or friends with a rumpty-iddity-iddity, or letting it be known that they would die for England's glory with their tooral ooral, etc.

    Alarms and Discursions

  • You can always fall back on 'tooral looral lido,' if you can't think of anything else.

    The Merryweathers

  • Did you hear the gods in chorus when 'Ri-tooral' held the stage?

    In the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses

  • One grows tired doing the pastoral and tooral-ooral -- I mean truly rural -- and craves for shops, and gaslight, and glitter, and crowds of human beings once more.

    A Terrible Secret

  • According to this arrangement, Pax found himself, not many days after, revelling in the enjoyment of what he styled "tooral-ooral" felicity -- among cows and hay, sunshine and milk, buttercups and cream, green meadows and blue skies, -- free as a butterfly from telegraphic messagery and other postal cares.

    Post Haste


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