The Vauxhall comic song-book. Ed. by J.W. Sharp


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Pàgina 199 - OLD King Cole was a merry old soul, And a merry old soul was he; He called for his pipe, and he called for his bowl, And he called for his fiddlers three.
Pàgina 117 - Tis never too late for delight, my dear; And the best of all ways To lengthen our days Is to steal a few hours from the night, my dear ! Now all the world is sleeping, love, But the Sage, his star-watch keeping, love, And I, whose star More glorious far Is the eye from that casement peeping, love. Then awake! — till rise of sun, my dear, The Sage's glass...
Pàgina 41 - Lady Nancy she died as it might be to-day, Lord Lovel he died as to-morrow ; Lady Nancy she died out of pure, pure grief, Lord Lovel he died out of sorrow, sorrow, Lord Lovel he died out of sorrow. Lady Nancy was laid in St. Pancras...
Pàgina 85 - That 1 was the hope and the pride. I had riches too great to count, could boast Of a high ancestral name, But I also dreamt, which pleased me most, That you loved me still the same.
Pàgina 38 - M on the head, Then Harry the Seventh in fame grew big, And Harry the Eighth was as fat as a pig. Yet, barring, &c.
Pàgina 50 - But she'll plague you and vex you, Distract and perplex you; False-hearted and ranging, Unsettled and changing, What then do you think, she is like? Like sand ? Like a rock ? Like a wheel ? Like a clock ? Ay, a clock that is always at strike.
Pàgina 212 - What! must you go? next time I hope You'll give me longer measure; Nay — I shall see you down the stairs — (With most uncommon pleasure!) "Good-bye ! good-bye ! remember all, Next time you'll take your dinners ! (Now, David, mind I'm not at home In future to the Skinners...
Pàgina 50 - What a woman is like, who can say? There is no living with or without one. Love bites like a fly, Now an ear, now an eye, Buzz, buzz, always buzzing about one. When she's tender and kind She is like to my mind, (And Fanny was so, I remember).
Pàgina 184 - She certainly moulded the traveller's face, As a sample for all the rest. The chamber-maid's sides they were ready to crack, When she saw his queer nose and the hump at his back, (A hump isn't handsome, no doubt) ; And, though 'tis...
Pàgina 145 - Lovers who are young, indeed, and wish to know the sort of life That in this world you're like to lead, ere you can say you've caught a wife; Listen to the lay of one who's had with Cupid much to do, And love-sick once, is love-sick still, but in another point of view. Woman, though so kind she seems, will take your heart, and tantalize it Were it made of Portland stone, she'd manage to M'Adamize it.

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