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George Colman ("The Younger") ( 10 of 11 )

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Praise the bridge that carried you over.

Praise the bridge that carried you over.

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All argument will vanish before one touch of nature.

All argument will vanish before one touch of nature.

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I marched the lobby, twirled my stick,
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The girls all cried, "He's quite read more

I marched the lobby, twirled my stick,
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The girls all cried, "He's quite the kick."

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Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk,
Sipped brandy and water gayly.

Mynheer Vandunck, though he never was drunk,
Sipped brandy and water gayly.

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'Tis a very fine thing to be father-in-law
To a very magnificent three-tailed bashaw.

'Tis a very fine thing to be father-in-law
To a very magnificent three-tailed bashaw.

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But when ill indeed,
E'en dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
- George Colman ("The Younger"),

But when ill indeed,
E'en dismissing the doctor don't always succeed.
- George Colman ("The Younger"),

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When taken
To be well shaken.

When taken
To be well shaken.

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My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham, . . . but I
had a soul above buttons.

My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham, . . . but I
had a soul above buttons.

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Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.
- George Colman ("The Younger"),

Like two single gentlemen rolled into one.
- George Colman ("The Younger"),

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I asked of my dear friend Orator Prig:
"What's the first part of oratory?" He said, "A great wig."
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I asked of my dear friend Orator Prig:
"What's the first part of oratory?" He said, "A great wig."
"And what is the second?" Then, dancing a jig
And bowing profoundly, he said, "A great wig."
"And what is the third?" Then he snored like a pig,
And puffing his cheeks out, he replied, "A great wig."

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