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Salmagundi; Or, the Whim-Whams and Opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, and ...
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Page 2 - Our intention is simply to instruct the young, reform the old, correct the town, and castigate the age; this is an arduous task, and therefore we undertake it with confidence. We intend for this purpose to present a striking picture of the town; and as everybody is anxious to see his own phiz on...
Page 363 - Our young ladies nibble a good name in play As for pastime they nibble a biscuit away : While with shrugs and surmises, the toothless old dame, As she mumbles a crust she will mumble a name. And as the fell sisters astonished the Scot, In predicting of Banquo's descendants the lot, Making shadows of kings, amid flashes of light To appear in array and to frown in his sight, vSo they conjure up spectres all hideous in hue, Which, as shades of their neighbors, are passed in review.