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Poems Upon Various Subjects Volume 1 James Reynolds Withers

Poems Upon Various Subjects Volume 1

James Reynolds Withers

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230270401
Paperback
28 pages
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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ... epigrams. A boy went crying down the street, And chanced a miser there to meet. My boy, said be, you cry so well, Come tell me what you have to sell. Well, said the boy, if I must say, I sell just what you give away. Why, damn the mill, the miller cried: It faster goes than ever. Youre wrong, youre wrong, his man replied, You ought to dam the river. The Sultans dinner may be spoild, Unless the helps are quick- And Turkey, after being broild, Be given to old Nick. Says Poll to Sue, and reard her crest, And raisd her voice, when you came here, You were so poor and so distressd, You had not got a rag to wear. Sue answerd quick, tis false, you lie- Im scandalized by medling hags, When first I came tis known that I Had nothing else to wear but rags. written to A feiend who had borrowed the paste pot to mend A paper cap. When you want some more paste You can send here in haste, And be welcome if I have it got: But when yonr caps mended--Now dont be offended--Be so kind as to send back the pot. A burlesque. Who steals my purse, steals trash, For theres but little in it- Tis something, nothing, for Im very poor- Twas mine, tis his, changd owners in a minute, And has a slave to thousands been before: But he who niches from me my good name, Which by the by I never had, Robs me of that which dont increase his fame, And makes me poorer still, and thats too bad. list of subscribers. Aspland, Rev. R. B., Dunkenfleld, Cheshire, 8 copies Aspland, Mrs., Highbury-terrace, London, 2