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THE BRUSH-MAKERS.

Two brush-makers, of some renown,
Long had been rivals in the town;
Whate'er Jones ask'd you for a sweeper,
The other quick would sell you cheaper;

This conduct, strange, so much oppress'd him,
That, meeting once, he thus address'd him;

'I steals the stuff, to save my pelf,
And then I makes them up myself;
So cannot think, though oft I try,
How you can cheaper sell than I?'
'I'll tell you friend,' the other said,
'I steals my brushes ready made!'

THE LAWYER AND THE SWEEP.

A ROGUISH old lawyer was planning new sin,
As he lay on his bed in a fit of the gout;
The mails and the daylight were just coming in,
The milkmaids and rushlights were just going out-

When a chimney-sweep's boy who had made a mistake,
Came flop down the flue with a clattering rush,
And bawl'd, as he gave his black muzzle a shake,
'My master's a coming to give you a brush.'

"If that be the case,' said the cunning old elf,

'There's no moment to lose-it is high time to flee;

Ere he gives me a brush, I will brush off myself,

If I wait for the devil, the devil take me!'

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