A Collection of Political Satires

A Collection of Political Satires

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...this to that sweet maid will run, " And never tie himself to one. XXIII. " Take him in hand, dear Char, and school him, " I know there's no one else can rule him, cents' Bid him not live upon the town, i xxvn., OE v've'rit'her ML---y with speed, V ' Hot to preserve the royal breed; _, _ '; To curb young Ca-asar's wandlring taste, i And make him true, and make him chaste. XXVIII. i Hard is the task, the end remote, To clear the leopard's spotted coat; Or mark (to toil, not less akin) With iv'ry tinge an 1Ethi6'p's"skin. ' ' XXX ', With princely courtesy and grace " In every feature of his face, ' Caesar receiv'd his mother's plan, And thus-with modest air begau.: --XXXI. My gracious liege, eommand my life, But never curse me with'; wife, " Rob me of rank, wealth, what you will, " But leave, oh! leave me freedom still. _ XXX." " The cock that ro;pd_the dunghill roves, " Can nestle "with the hen he loves, " But not to one copfines his bliss; " Then let my joy be free like his." XXXIV. h " Plague on'the realm!" cries he with spleen; " Peace! foolish boy," replies the Q----n; " The realm supports both us and you, " And claims some sacrifice as due." XXXV. " I'm over head and ears in debt, " And can't support a consort yet; " I have no credit in the town, " Nor yet a pound to call my own." xxxvn p Her M------y laid down her mull," And took a pinch or two of snuff; Up rush'd the powder to her brain, And set her tongue to work again.. XXXVII. " Well, Casar, promise me to wed, _ " And don't let debts disturb your headshow more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236491564
  • 9781236491565