The Maiden Aunt: A Comedy, Volume 7

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Moxon, 1845 - 62 pages
 

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Page 8 - Yes, a world of comfort Lies in that one word, wife. After a bickering day To come with jaded spirit home at night, And find the cheerful fire, the sweet repast, At which, in dress of happy cheeks and eyes, Love sits, and smiling, lightens all the board.
Page 26 - Which happen'd — some way — as a thing might drop Out of the clouds ; though, very strange to say, It always falls exactly where we'd have it. Chance is a scapegrace, who, in all his life Did never do a proper action yet. He puts his hand to nothing but he blunders ; Mistakes his neighbour's pocket for...

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