Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship; Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time Volume 3

Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship; Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time Volume 3

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... induceriieut to ll lonzi-r residence in the island. Bidding ivlion to Jamaica and the church, Woloot accompanied Indy When lo! the monarch, in his usual way, Like lightning spoke; " What's this? what's this? what, what?" ' Then taking up a dumpling in his hand, His eyes with admiration did expand; And oft did majesty the dumpling grapple: he cried " 'Tis monstrous, monstrous hard, indeed!. What makes it, pray, so hard? " The dame replied, l Low curtsying: " Please your majesty, the apple." I " Very astonishing indeed! strange thing! "-Turning the dumpling round---rejoined the king. " 'Tis most extraordinary, then, all this is It beats Pinette's cotriuring all to pieces: Strange I should never of a dumpling dream! But, goody, toll mo where, where, where's the seam? "1 " Sir, there's no seam," quoth she; " I never knew That folks did apple dumplings sew; " " No!" cried the staring monarch with a grin; " I-low, how the devil got the apple in? " On which the dame the curious scheme revealed By which the apple lay so sly con_ccaled, Which made the Solomon of Britain start; 1 Vho to the palace with full speed repaired., And queen and princesses so beauteous scared ' All with the '()Il(lt'lJ of the dumpling art. There did he labour one whole week to shew The wisdom of an apple-dumpling maker; And, lo! so deep was majesty in dough, The palace seemed the lodging of a baker! Dn. Joan Wonoor. WHITBREAD'S BREWERY VISITED BY THEIR MAJESTIES. Trelawney to England, and established himself as a physician at Truro, in Cornwall. lie inherited about 2,000 by the death of his uncle. While resident at Truro, Wolcot...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976150
  • 9781236976154