The Fudge Family in England

The Fudge Family in England

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...of trading, 'Tis a mart for intriguing, as prime's masquerading. A word or two now, 'bout my cousin and his book, De defence of de Fudge, he so well undertook; In which to assist him, .we all came from France, l God knows, it has led ns, .a-terrible dance. For dis is no climate, for uslight as air, Dat float in de sunbeams, like de gossamer, Beside, Cousin Tim's brain is so stuff 'd vid dat law, And was so much. engaged, whene'er him I saw, And his father's so, busy vid my Lor C ll, And Bobby you know, has no skill in dis way, Dat I'm forced in dis vork, to take a strong part, To pluck out the sorrows, which still sink our heart. Vell, I go th'oder day, vid de heir of de Stael, To M-----ya, whom we found in state in his salle, There we met with L.. d B..n unfolding a screen, A present he had from All Bashaw's lov'd queen; 'Twas sent to that bard, who can soothe, or can fire us, As from Pindus' high range, he was crossing Epirus; ' For he of all trav'llers, has fetch'd home de fleece, And Britain enrich'd, not by robbing of Greece; Nor will Elgin marbles, their copy, or cast, Endure time like his fame, or half so long last. De figures inlaid, in dis wonderful work, Are done vid more taste, than belongs to a Turk; And de forms and costumes, of each nation on earth, And some, to which fancy alone could give birth, Some wild, and some warm, these a sybil stuck on, Which if unseen myself, I should like to look on; De vish vas perceive, I took de occasion, De moment I found myself, left quite alone. From dis ve vere in ver short time shewn, Into splendid appartments, in vitche, vas a throne All cover vid purple, above vas a crown; I more

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