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And the widow they all thought so shy-
My eye!

Never thought of a simper or sigh;
For why?

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Learn to kiss-not to sigh,

For they're all like sweet Mistress Malone!

O hone!

O they're all like sweet Mistress Malone!

CHAPTER X.

LIVING WRITERS.

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The Wit and Humour of the Day-Alfred Tennyson-' Will
Waterproof's Monologue'-'The New Timon and the
Poets'-Robert Browning- Mr. Sludge, the Medium'-
Robert Lord Lytton-Philosophy of the Little'-'The
Carp's Advice'-George Meredith-The Beggar's So-
liloquy'-Gerald Massey-The Two Napoleons'-
Philip James Bailey-The Crow' John Stuart Blackie
-'Song of Good Greeks' Concerning I and Non-I'-
Robert Buchanan- Session of the Poets'-Earl of
Southesk-Jonas Fisher'-'False Love's Quirk'-Alfred
Austin- The Season'- William John Courthope-
'Paradise of Birds'-George Otto Trevelyan-‘Ladies in
Parliament'-Frederick Locker-'A Terrible Infant'-
'Mabel'-Mottoes-Austin Dobson-Tu Quoque'-
'Amari aliquid'-James Robinson Planché-'I'm in such
a flutter'-H. J. Byron and W. S. Gilbert contrasted-
W. S. Gilbert-Trial by Jury'-H.M.S. Pinafore'-
F. C. Burnand-His Heart was true to Poll'-Robert
Reece The Rejected Tutor'-H. S. Leigh-' Only
Seven'-H. Savile Clarke—' A Billiard Lesson'-J. Ashby
Sterry-A Nutshell Novel'-William Sawyer-A Parody
-Edmund Yates- All Saints'-George John Cayley-
Epigrams-Lewis Carroll-Jabberwocky'-Edmund
Lear-H. Cholmondeley Pennell- How the Daughters
go down at Dunoon'-Walter Parke-' A Vague Story'
-Matthew Browne-' Lilliput Land'-' A Didactic Ode'
-Charles Stuart Calverley-The Apostle of Persiflage.

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