The Actor's Budget of Wit and Merriment: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, Tales, Comic Songs, Rare and Genuine Theatrical Anecdotes and Jests
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This wise decree they all admire , And toast the justice round the fire : By this his worship was renown'd , Esteem'd and honour'd ten miles round . But now my Muse proceeds to tell What to his worship soon befell , A tale that ...
They prance their coursers round and round , Each hopes to give the lucky wound ; And each , convinc'd himself is right , Maintains , with equal hope , the fight ; Nor doubts to make his rival own , Success attends on Truth alone .
“ Yes , " said he , “ my wife has been washing , and the things are hung round me to dry . ” HISSING . The mode of expressing popular disapprobation of a popular speaker , appears , from the following passage in Cicero's letters , to be ...