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MR. SNOW AND MISS FROST,

THE WARM COUPLE.

MR. SNOW, late of Coldstream,

For Miss Frost a passion felt; Mr. Snow avow'd his flame,

And Miss Frost began to melt. Off from Cold-Bath-Fields were they,

Eager for the nuptial bands; Mr. Hoar gave Frost away,

Doctor Winter join'd their hands.

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AN actor's the Wonder, the Rage,

The Man of the World I declare, He fights, dies, and kills, on the stage,

For Killing no Murder is there. An actor can be Rich and Poor,

Poor Vulcan, Poòr Soldier appear And yet th' Heir at Law can insure

The Purse, and Five Thousand a Year. Oh, he is the Poor Gentleman,

The Hypocrite, for he can scoff. The Weathercock, Catch him who can,

Abroad and at Home, Five Miles off. At Home, he is then full of whim,

But when Not at Home there's a hiss; A bint Look at Home is to him,

Whene'er Out of Place, Hit or Miss.

The Country Attorney be plays,

And Love in a Villoge be shows, And oft the Mock Docter pourtrays,

For Love, Law, and Physic be keyrs.
By Management and Ways and Means,

The Counterfeit finds a disguise,
And when his Wild Oats grace the scenes,

TW'applause of John Bull is the Prix. lle makes Education his head,

The School of Reform to pisplay; The School (tho') for Scandal, indeed,

Doth Turn out--The Lie «f the Day. But tho' False and True he appears,

Tho' Dead and Alive to Remorse, Tho' sometimes he wears asses ears

No ELEPHANT he, nor a HOR$e.

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0. P. and P. S. oft appear,

For right-hand and left-hand stage terms, An anecdote then

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shall hear, A fact as my author affirms.

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“ And enter P. S. pray explain.”

“ Ah, that, sir, is easily done To enter P.S.—that must mean,

To enter, sir, pushing straight on."

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