A Rill from the Town Pump (Classic Reprint)
1kg Limited, Nov 3, 2016 - 22 pages
Excerpt from A Rill From the Town Pump
At this sultry noontide, I am cupbearer to the parched populace, for whose benefit an iron goblet is chained to my waist. Like a dram-seller on the mall, at muster-day, I cry aloud to all and sundry, in my plainest ac cents, and at the very tiptop of my voice. Here it is, gentlemen! Here is the good li quor! Walk up, walk up, gentlemen, walk up, walk up! Here is the superior stuff! Here is the unadulterated ale of father Adam betterthancognac, hollands, jamaica, strong beer, or wine of any price; here it is, by the hogshead or the single glass, and not a cent to pay! Walk up, gentlemen, walk up, and help yourselves!
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