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Impressions Of Francois-Marie Arouet (De Voltaire)

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Phyllidula and the Spoils of Gouvernet

Where, Lady, are the days
When you could go out in a hired hansom
Without footmen and equipments?
And dine in a soggy, cheap restaurant?
Phyllidula now, with your powdered Swiss footman
Clanking the door shut,
and lying;

And carpets from Savonnier, and from Persia,
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