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UNLOVED OF ALL.
Scornful ladies, mirth creating, with your mouths of
downward curve ; Sniff the air if ’tis your pleasure from our pathway as
you swerve. It is hard to live uncared for, doubtless you can feel the
sting; Yet a greater pain upon you self conceit will surely
you best of all Eve's daughters ! is the clay of finer
mould! Is your lip of tenderer softness! or your hair of sunnier
gold! That you thus disdainful scatter seeds of enmity around Where the precincts of your presence vanity deems
hallowed ground. None like you are worth a love thought, such are only
sent as foils To the brighter sweeter dear ones. Vainly do ye set
They all fail; ah! well ye know it: where exclusiveness
prevails It shuts out the mountain climbers with the dwellers in
the vales. Woman should cling to her mission, she was sent to
sweeten life, Whether sister friend or daughter fiancée or loving wife. Hateful are the acid hearted, sourin aspect or in tongue; Never for their sake have poets numbers tuned or verses
sung ; Save when in remorseless rancour sharp the biting
accents fall, Or when pity gives her verdict in the words "unloved DIX PETITS GARCONS NOIRS.
Dix petits nè-gres
Suivis par un bouf;
à la lune, et
Neuf petits trembleurs
Courent un peu trop vite:
Donc restaient huit.
CHORUS. Un petit, deux petits, trois petits, quatre petits, cinq
petits, garcons noirs ; Six petits, sept petits, huit petits, neuf petits, dix petits
Huit petits nè-gres
Elle epousa sept.
Sept petits pauvres, leur
Femme si cockatrice,
Et cherit six.
Ces enfants noirs, des
Habits toujours manquent.
Lui deploraient cinq.
Furent heureux quatre.
Nageants à la fois,
Laissa seulement trois.
Trois petits tuent leur
Femme, qu'ils n'aimaient plus ;
Pour leurs frères en deuil ;
De demeurer seul.
Seul pauvre mechant
Assis sur le feu,
enfants noirs, c'est à dire de-un petit, deux petits, &c.
ON A FAVORITE OLD PONY.
His temperament was nervous, any sound
old Jackie scarce restrained a tear. Worth Rectory, March, 1873.
A wonder! yea a wonder! shall I ever cease to wonder:
jagged, And the wind in an unseemly manner blew it to and fro..
I dislike the operation of hair cutters' ministration; Their persistent empty chatter is a horror to me quite, Makes me angry beyond measure, I could punch their
heads with pleasure, If a jury would consider I was only acting right.
While the Tichborne case was growing, a smart shaver
very knowing As he trimmed my whiskers said, “ of course Sir you
couclude he is the man Nearly drownded in the Bella, and for many years a
dweller In Australia.” Ah, then said I--" believe it if you can. It is monstrous altogether, ask yourself now really
whether You could quite forget your mother tongue in ten years
spent abroad.” He answered “yes, sir-truly—if such things are well
and duly Reconsidered, doubtless-different conclusions should be
My friend Adolpus Dunny, in manner sly and funny, Made a coiffeur contradict himself three times,—while
being clippedThe result though was not cheering, for the coiffeur
kept on shearing Until from Dunny's head the hair entirely was snipped.