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Page 83 - WHEN a felon's not engaged in his employment, Or maturing his felonious little plans, His capacity for innocent enjoyment Is just as great as any honest man's. Our feelings we with difficulty smother When constabulary duty's to be done : Ah, take one consideration with another, A policeman's lot is not a happy one...
Page 162 - I've got a little list I've got a little list Of society offenders who might well be underground, And who never would be missed who never would be missed! There's the pestilential nuisances who write for autographs All people who have flabby hands and irritating laughs All children who are up in dates, and floor you with 'em flat All persons who in shaking hands, shake hands with you like that And all third persons who on spoiling tete-a-tetes insist They'd none of 'em...
Page 27 - When I, good friends, was called to the bar, I'd an appetite fresh and hearty, But I was, as many young barristers are, An impecunious party : I'da swallow-tail coat of a beautiful blue A brief which I bought of a booby A couple of shirts and a collar or two, And a ring that looked like a ruby 1 Chorus.
Page 144 - Spurn not the nobly born With love affected, Nor treat with virtuous scorn The well-connected. High rank involves no shame We boast an equal claim With him of humble name To be respected!
Page 77 - I'm very good at integral and differential calculus; I know the scientific names of beings animalculous: In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral, I am the very model of a modern Major-General.
Page 67 - He is an Englishman! For he himself has said it, And it's greatly to his credit, That he is an Englishman!
Page 69 - Black sheep dwell in every fold; All that glitters is not gold; Storks turn out to be but logs; Bulls are but inflated frogs.
Page 28 - I'm ready to try This Breach of Promise of Marriage! CHORUS. And now if you please, etc JUDGE. For now I am a Judge! ALL. And a good Judge too. JUDGE. Yes, now I am a Judge! ALL.
Page 66 - Then up and answered William Lee, (The kindly captain's coxswain he, A nervous, shy, low-spoken man) He cleared his throat and thus began: "You have a daughter, Captain Reece, Ten female cousins and a niece, A ma, if what I'm told is true, Six sisters, and an aunt or two. "Now, somehow, sir, it seems to me, More friendly-like we all should be, If you united of 'em to Unmarried members of the crew.