William Makepeace Thackeray

India
William Makepeace Thackeray
India

Poems

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21.
The Cane-Bottom'D Chair
In tattered old slippers that toast at the bars,
And a ragged old jacket perfumed with cigars,
Away from the world, and its toils and its cares,
I've a snug little kingdom up four pair of stairs.
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22.
Le Roi D’yvetot
Il etait un roi d'Yvetot,
Peu connu dans l'histoire;
Se levant tard, se couchant tot,
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23.
Commanders Of The Faithful
The Pope he is a happy man,
His Palace is the Vatican,
And there he sits and drains his can:
The Pope he is a happy man.
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24.
Little Billee
Air--"il y avait un petit navire."

There were three sailors of Bristol city
Who took a boat and went to sea.
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25.
A Doe In The City
Little KITTY LORIMER,
Fair, and young, and witty,
What has brought your ladyship
Rambling to the City?
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Come all ye Christian people, unto my tale give ear,
'Tis about a base consperracy, as quickly shall appear;
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27.
Jolly Jack
When fierce political debate
Throughout the isle was storming,
And Rads attacked the throne and state,
And Tories the reforming,
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28.
A Credo
I.

For the sole edification
Of this decent congregation,
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29.
Jacob Homnium’s Hoss
One sees in Viteall Yard,
Vere pleacemen do resort,
A wenerable hinstitute,
'Tis call'd the Pallis Court.
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30.
Ad Ministram
Dear Lucy, you know what my wish is, -
I hate all your Frenchified fuss:
Your silly entrées and made dishes
Were never intended for us.
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