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George Lindsey
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Happy Birthday George. You were correctly picked to play Goober. Thank you for all the laughs. May God richly bless you and may you rest in peace.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014
THE THREE WARNINGSA TALE The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground; ’Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years. So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp and sickness rages, The greatest love of life appears. This greatest affection to believe, Which all confess, but few perceive, If old affections can’t prevail, Be pleased to hear a modern tale. When sports went round, and all were gay, On neighbor Dobson’s wedding-day, Death called aside the jocund groom, With him into another room; And looking grave, you must, says he, Quit your sweet bride, and come with me. With you, and quit my Susan’s side? With you! the hapless husband cried: Young as I am; ’tis monstrous hard; Besides, in truth, I’m not prepared: My thoughts on other matters go, This is my wedding night, you know. What more he urged I have not heard, His reasons could not well be stronger, So Death the poor delinquent spared, And left to live a little longer. Yet calling up a serious look, His hour-glass trembled while he spoke, Neighbor, he said, farewell. No more Shall Death disturb your mirthful hour, And further, to avoid all blame Of cruelty upon my name, To give you time for preparation, And fit you for your future station, Three several warnings you shall have Before you’re summoned to the grave: Willing, for once, I’ll quit my prey, And grant a kind reprieve; In hopes you’ll have no more to say But when I call again this way, Well pleased the world will leave. To these conditions both consented, And parted perfectly contented. What next the hero of our tale befell, How long he lived, how wise, how well, How roundly he pursued his course, And smoked his pipe, and stroked his horse, The willing muse shall tell: He chaffered then, he bought, he sold, Nor once perceived his growing old, Nor thought of Death as near; His friends not false, his wife no shrew, Many his gains, his children few, He passed his hours in peace; But while he viewed his wealth increase, While thus along life’s dusty road The beaten track content he trod, Old time whose haste no mortal spares Uncalled, unheeded, unawares, Brought him on his eightieth year. And now one night in musing mood, As all alone he sate, Th’ unwelcome messenger of fate Once more before him stood. Half stilled with anger and surprise, So soon returned! old Dobson cries. So soon, d’ye call it! Death replies: Surely, my friend, you’re but in jest; Since I was here before ’Tis six-and-thirty years at least, And you are now fourscore. So much the worse, the clown rejoined, To spare the aged would be kind; However, see your search be legal And your authority,—Is’t regal? Else you are come on a fool’s errand, With but a secretary’s warrant. Besides, you promised me three warnings, Which I have looked for nights and mornings; But for that loss of time and ease I can recover damages. I know, cries Death, that at the best, I seldom am a welcome guest; But don’t be captious, friend, at least; I little thought you’d still be able To stump about your farm and stable; Your years have run to a great length, I wish you joy though of your strength. Hold, says the farmer, not so fast, I have been lame these four years past. And no great wonder, Death replies; However, you still keep your eyes, And sure to see one’s loves and friends, For legs and arms would make amends. Perhaps, says Dobson, so it might, But, latterly, I’ve lost my sight. This is a shocking story, faith, Yet there’s some comfort still, says Death; Each strives your sadness to amuse, I warrant you have all the news. There’s none, cries he, and if there were, I’ve grown so deaf, I could not hear. Nay then, the spectre stern rejoined, These are unjustifiable yearnings; If you are lame and deaf and blind, You’ve had your three sufficient warnings, So come along, no more we’ll part: He said, and touched him with his dart; And now old Dobson, turning pale, Yields to his fate,—so ends my tale. 38 . .
- karl waterkuetter
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014

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- I am but a common mike
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Blackwasp
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Birthday blessings, dear, sweet "Goober"...
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- mj
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- nevermore
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- sjm
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- elaine bailey
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Undertaker 61
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Janis Coleman
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Happy Birthday, "Goober"! God bless you!
- Nicole
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- czgrammy
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
🎶 Happy Birthday 🎶
- Denise 🎄
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Happy Birthday.........................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Maggie Mac
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Lazer
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
- jay payton
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Happy Birthday, George.
- Michelle
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Thomas
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Little_Storm
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014

- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Happy Birthday "Goober".....Love You
- Barnett Kitties
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014

- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
Dear George~"Goober".....Thanks for making us favorite TAGS episodes are the ones with you in them.....I love all the characters but you were my simply were the BEST on TAGS......Love You : )
- Kathy
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
On your 86th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014

- LeeAnne Peterson
 Added: Dec. 8, 2014
We never had lunch
- Dominick Manella
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014

- Kay
 Added: Dec. 4, 2014
- Denny Myers
 Added: Nov. 7, 2014
With gratitude, "Goober", for your service to our country...
- Mairbair57
 Added: Oct. 27, 2014

- Undertaker 61
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014

- Jamie reed
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014

- Remembering ...
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014

- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Sep. 30, 2014
- tarheel
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
Thinking of you as I watch The Andy Griffith were so funny..I am sure you are keeping them smiling in Heaven...May you Rest in Peace, Goober..Thanks for the memories...The Andy Griffith Show is still my favorite show and you helped make it that..Say Hey to Andy for me...
- Lisa Lackey-Reeves
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014

- pammy
 Added: Sep. 18, 2014

- Chuck Garland
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014

- Curtis Jackson
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014

- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014

- Tom Carroll
 Added: Aug. 30, 2014

- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Aug. 22, 2014

- Undertaker 61
 Added: Aug. 11, 2014
Hey Goober " Judy Judy Judy" ~We Love You ~Say hello to Andy~Barney~Aunt Bee~Floyd~Otis~Helen~Clara~Emmitt~Howard Sprague & the gang~Thanks for making us laugh......
- Kathy & Buddy & Our Cat Family
 Added: Aug. 6, 2014

- The Barnett Kitties
 Added: Aug. 6, 2014
hey goober, "you beat everything, you know that?!?"
- justkate
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
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