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Tis honour alone keeps true love from decay;
For, Edward, believe me,
When e'er you deceive me,
THE SOLDIER WHO TO BATTLE GOES.
THE soldier who to battle goes,
And danger braves for duty,
Like others, sighs for beauty;
As the bravest of mortals can prove;
Can wound like the arrow of love.
The soldier from the field returns
To tell his martial story,
To gain the meed of glory ;.
And affection much sweeter will prove;'
ANGELINA; Or, The little Wandering Cripple. 'TIS for bread, 'tis for life, dearest lady, I sue; I'm no wanton, believe me; tho' poor, I am true ; From day-break till dark all forsaken I roam; For, alas! I've no friend, no parents, or home.
I'm a poor little wandering Cripple.
I would not solicit thine alms, or thine aid,
Of the poor little wandering Cripple.
Of the poor little wandering Cripple.
The poor little wandering Cripple.
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EDWARD AND CAROLINE.
For thee I sigh and sorrow;
Wilt thou be mine to-morrow?
From Venus seem'd to borrow;
I will be thine to-morrow!
The morn appears, their bosoms cheers--
Poor lovers! doom'd to sorrow---
And leaves her on the morrow!
The news strikes her with sorrow;
And died upon the morrow,
COME MEASTER I BE'S GOING TO SING:
At least be's going to try ;
And some like you and I.
And some to please themselves :
And so I sing, &c. And some times as I works away,
Strange thoughts come cross my head,
For pastime dig.--for bread.
Your over crafty elf
Digs deep, &c. The lawyer digs a cunning snare'
To catch a client's fee,
The devil digs for he.
We're delvers great and small;
Some digs, &ci
THE NEW DRUNKEN ORATION. SO here I am, here's I, as d--drunk as a prince, and as sober as a judge, Chiccups) I likes to keep it up....Well I always loved queen Ann, because as how her name was Betty, (pulls out a paper) Let me see, how far it is from the first of May to
the foot of Lunnun Bridge: splice my vitais, if that 'ant downright navigation, and can't be de. solved. My wife is one of the cleverest Men in our parish, she always makes her mutton pies of beef stakes, but she lost her cuckold to spit 'em with, and damn me if I was'nt behind her the whole time.---But here was a joke! for the cost of the whole was but five shillings, and we paid them a crown, but the man that had the cash ran away with the money. I don't like the Guilotine, because it takes away one's breath. My maid says our Tom cat pupp'd! the devil' she has says I, and the cat laugh’d. I went 'tother day to see Mr. Sharp, who should come in but Mr. Flat, but there's no seeing him he's so fat, for he hid himself behind the handle of the hair broom. What a happy country do we live in, we all have the Lib-Liberty of getting D.-runk, and the Pip-- Privi. lege of paying for it. (I likes fun) so as I was saying, we drove a blind horse into a china shop, ay you. When I was a boy, I always thought I. should cut a fine figure in history, and be as great a man, and have as many lives as Dr. Johnson, for damn me if I did'nt learn the Vulgar Tongue with. out a grammar. Well, I always reverence an English Jury, for their great understanding, my cousin Sam was indicted for a rape, and splice my vitals, if they did'nt bring it in she--sheep stealing, (takes up a paper) Wanted by the office of Ordinance, Whitehall, several ton of brimstone, the only Dutch Merchant to contract with for that, is the Devil. Let me see, my moon informs me, that last Good Friday is next Easter Monday! What a good thing it is to be an Accountant: I forgot to remember to tell ye what a wonderful memory I have, I always know, by my wife, when it's high water at Cuckold's point, and she will have it the shortest day is too long by a yard and a half; but I am so đoatingly fond of her, that if she long'd for Arsnic, I'd go ten miles but what she should have it. They can't deceive me in nautical affairs,
for I understand. Greek as much as Hebrew, and can always find out a tavern in Lunnun by the map of York. What a fine thing it is to be charitable like a Bishop, I give a great deal away, but it is always to myself; for there's nobody knows the world better than I do, because as how I have travelled, I have been three times to Bath in a Gravesend boat, and twice to Margate, to bathe and drink water; as for my money, I'm so cunning, I always put that in a toothpick case, for fear of the lawyers. But as I study, temperance, chastity, and sob--sobriety, I know of no shell-fish better for a man to eat than pigeon pie, so as I have din'd all the other Emperors in Europe may go to dinner. Here Water, Vater, bring me a dish of water, and a glass of Coffee, slice me like a lemon and chuck me in; I love's good Punch. Keep it up, keep it up! Bucks have at ye all. This is life dammel (sings) I'm a lad full of spunk, thro' the garden I reel;
And, for tippling, I'm always the sort,
By the votries of Bacchus I'm taught;
For chaunting and drinking's divine !
“ May we never want Women and Wine." (Now 'll go home steadily to the Sha--Shakespear))
“ May we never want Women and Wine,"
CHALK AND CHEESE. A MAN of Wales, betwixt St. David's day and
Easter, Run in his Hostess's score, for Cheese great store, ,
a teaster; His Hostess Chalks it up behind the door,