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THE

TIN TRUMPET;

OR,

HEADS AND TALES.

OR,

HEADS AND TALES,

FOR THE WISE AND WAGGISH;

TO WHICH ARE ADDED,

POETICAL SELECTIONS.

BY THE LATE

PAUL CHATFIELD, M.D.

EDITED BY

JEFFERSON SAUNDERS, Esq.

“ Misce stultitiam consiliis brevem."-HORACE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR WHITTAKER & Co.

AVE MARIA LANE.

voz

H. Richard Archer

C. WYMAN, Printer, Chichester Place, London.

THE

TIN TRUMPET;

OR,

HEADS AND TALES.

LAMPS.— When these were brought in at night, the ancient Greeks used to salute them with the words, Xalpa, pilov pws-Salve amica lux !The human owls of modern times, when the intellectual light is spreading around them, are so far from hailing it with a blessing, that they retire to their cells and lurking places, and hoot at it as a pestilent innovation. While stabbing at the liberties and happiness of mankind, they would rather cry out, with Macbeth,

“ Come, thick night,
And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell,
That my keen knife see not the wound it makes,
Nor Heaven peep through the blanket of the dark,
To cry hold ! hold !"

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— ture: the finest of the fine arts. He who lays out

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