Samuel Johnson

(1709 - 1784 / Lichfield / England)

On Hearing Miss Thrale Consulting With A Friend About A Gown And Hat - Poem by Samuel Johnson

Wear the gown and wear the hat,
Snatch thy pleasures while they last;
Hadst thou nine lives, like a cat,
Soon those nine lives would be pass'd.


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  • Susan Williams (10/20/2015 5:14:00 PM)

    I can just see the man sitting impatiently whilst his lady shops and shops and shops (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010



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