Manuscript Memorials

Manuscript Memorials

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...Ees, at one; At four I dine."--" Well, well. be brief." "Lawks! you should see the round of beef, And then a pudding arter comes, Lord bless ye, you should see the plums." "You take some tea, I think you said; What else, before you go to bed?" "Why nothing else, zur, if you please, Saving a bit of bread and cheese." "What, nothing more Six meals at least. "Six meals a day! a perfect beast! There you may go along--but stay. Here, take these pills--Six meals a day!--Take one of these each night at least, There, go along--a perfect beast!" Stubbs bowed, and then, (he lov'd a jest, ) The learned Doctor thus addressed: "Not quite a beast; he! he!--no no--I think I'se pretty near one, though." MY PARTNER. In imitation of Comper's "My Mary.'" Who is it in the ball-room moves With satin slip and long kid gloves, And music plays and dances loves? My Partner. Who is it who attempts to shine, And flirt, and sigh, and look divine, Trying to catch all hearts but mine? My Partner. Who was it, when the dance began, Requested she might have her fan, Who thought John Wilks a handsome man? My Partner. Who was it ask'd, "Had you a seat On Lord Mayor's Day to see them eat? Do you like Fanny Kemble's feet?" My Partner. Who told me (thinking to amuse) About Miss Fidget's satin shoes, And fancied she was telling news? My Partner. Who said "Our English songs, Sir, are Inferior to Italian, far." Who called for "Tanti palpita?" My Partner. Who was it said, "Oh! what a treat It is to waltz--or even see't," Then cast her eyes upon her feet? My Partner. Who said, " I'll thank you, Mr. Brown, To put this glass of negus down, I've spilt half on that...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123663439X
  • 9781236634399