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CONTENTS.

The Apple Dumplings and a King,

42 The Almanac Maker,

43 The Indian Convert,

45 Monsieur Kaniferstane,

46 The Toper and the Flies,

49 The Pettifogger; or Fee Simple, Esq.

50 Patience,

51 Epigram on the death of a noted Knave, 53 The Segar,

54 Verses on the Crew of a Vessel,

ib. Ann; or the Graces.

55 Catch, to a Company of Bad-fiddlers,

ib. Epigram, (I 'll tell thee dear girl)

56 The Suicide,

ib. The Plymouth Carpenter and the Coffins, 57 Lines over the door of John Grove,

-59 The Forest Beau,

ib. The Royal Sheep,

60 The Tinker and Glazier,

64 A Matrimonial Dialogue,

67 Susan and the Spider,

69 The Simple Truth most simply told,

70 The Jewess and her son,

71 Epsom Races,

72 Murphy Delaney,

75 The Owl and the Parrat,

76 Diamond cut Diamond,

78 Modes of Courtship,

ib. Giles Scroggins Ghost,

80 Lubin and the Dentist.

81 Miss Deborah Diddle, and Sir Gilbert Gosoftly, 82 John Doe and Richard Roe,

83 Kitty Maggs and Jolter Giles,

84 Epigram, (As Thomas was cudgell:d)

85 Lord B. and the Eunuch,

86 The Female Prattler,

89 Epigram (As Quin and Foote)

ib.

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A Court Audience,
The Avaro,
The Mistake,
The Tender Husband,
On a Bad Singer,
Epigram (Upon some hasty errand)
On a Bowl of Punch,
Epigram, (says a beau to a lady)
The Lawyer and Client,
Sir Joseph Banks and the Thief-takers,
A Description of London,
The Earl of Peterborough and the Mob,
The Gentleman and his Wife,
Justification,
An Irish Blunder without a Bull,
Bienseance,
An Anatomical Epitaph on an Invalid,
The Pig and the Magpie,
A Country Quarter Sessions,
Epitaph on a Blacksmith,
The First Pair,
The Thought; or a Song of Similies,
The Astronomer's Room,
The Fly and the Spider,
A Tale,
Poverty and Poetry,
Visit of a King to a Cathedral,
The Doctor and his Apprentice,
On the Death of a Blacksmith,
The Well of St. Keyne,
The Fakenham Ghost,
Report of an Adjudged Case,
Canute and the Ocean,
The Brewer's Coachman,
Repartee,
Curiosity,
Disappointed Husband,

90 90 ib. 91 94 ib. ib. 95 ib. ib. 98 99 100 102 103 104

ib. 105 106

ib. 107

ib. 108 109 110 111 112 114 116 117 118 121 122 124

ib. 125 126

CABINET OF MOMUS.

NO TRICKS UPON TRAVELLERS.

A TALE.--(PENWARNE.)

A CORNISH Miner, high in wrestling fame,
And Thomas Triggyniggy was his name:

To London city Tom would fain be packing;
In hardy enterprise no lad was bolder;
He threw his trusty staff across his shoulder,

And hung his wardrobe on it in a nackin.*

The journey was a long one to be sure;
But Tom was hardy and could much endure:

And so he was resolved to have's end,

And undermine the Thames at Gravesend: That deep-laid scheme which cockney artists gravels So vent'rous Tom set out upon his travels.

The weary way he cheer'd with many a song;
Or whistled careless as he jogg'd along:

Till he the mighty city 'gan to approach ;
But now he ceased to be so cheery,
The night was dark and Tom was weary;

* Handkerchief,

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NO TRICKS UPON TRAVELLERS.

When soon he saw and loudly hail'd a coach: • Hoa! Maister Coachman, have'e room for me?

• Can'st taak a body in that's mighty tir’d?' “Yes,' replied Coachee, I have only three :'

The price agreed for soon the place was hired. 'Twas pitchy dark, Tom could not see a face ; But 'twixt two passengers he took his place. Tom was a social fellow-lov'd to chatter, And what the subject was, was no great matter ; Eh, golls! says Tom, “in such a night as this, “This warm frieze-coat of yours is not amiss *Be sleaping Maister-may I be so bold?' Tom shook him, but he only growl'd.

A man who sat Tom's vis-a-vis,
Now spoke, Why look ye, sir d'ye see,

That Gem'man there, must needs be dumb, • Because from Russia he's but lately come,

• And cannot talk our English lingo: • I am the tutor, sir, to that young lad, • The Russian's Nephew, and sure man ne'er had

• A wickeder young rogue to teach, by jingo.' • Why, sir," says Tom, ó'tis my belief, “The Nephew is a little thief; • Ave staald away my tatey pasty ;* Sich tricks in junsters, sir, be nasty; * And ef a worn't a cheeld, as I may saay, "Id throw mun out of winder in the waay.' But now the crazy vehicle stood still,

Whilst Coacliee turn'd about,

And begg'd the Gem'men to get out,
And ease his tired cattle up the hill:
No sooner said than done,*
Each descended--one and one.

. Potatoe Pasty.

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