Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 1,359 pages of information about Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete.

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NURSERY EDUCATION REPORT.

As much anxiety necessarily exists for the future well-being of our beloved infant Princess, we have determined to take upon ourselves the onerous duties of her education.  In accordance with the taste of her Royal mother for that soft language which

  “—­sounds as if it should be writ on satin,”

we have commenced by translating the old nursery song of “Ride a cock-horse” into most choice Italian, and have had it set to music by Rossini; who, we are happy to state, has performed his task entirely to the satisfaction of Mrs. Ratsey, the nurse of her Royal Highness; a lady equally anxious with ourselves to instil into the infant mind an utter contempt for everything English, except those effigies of her illustrious mother which emanate from the Mint.  The original of this exquisite and simple ballad is too well known to need a transcript; the Italian version, we doubt not, will become equally popular with aristocratic mamas and fashionable nurses.

SU GALLO-CABALLO,
AN ITALIAN CAVATINA,
SUNG WITH UNBOUNDED APPLAUSE BY
MRS. RATSEY,
AT THE PRIVATE CONCERTS
OF THE
INFANT PRINCESS. 
TO WHOM IT IS DEDICATED BY HER ROYAL HIGHNESS’S ESPECIAL PERMISSION.

Andantino con gran espress.
[Music:  Key of G, 3/4 time.]
Su gal — lo ca — val — — — lo A

[Music:  key of G.]
Ban — bu — ri cro — ce, An — dia — mo a

Fine.
[Music:  key of G.]
mi-rar La — — vec chia — a trot — tar.

Moderato e molto staccato.
[Music:  key of D, 6/8 time.]
Ai dita ha gli anelli Ai pie i campanelli, E musica avra Do-

D.  C.
[Music:  key of D.]
vunque sen va — — — — — — — —

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INJURED INNOCENCE.

We have seen, with deep regret, a paragraph going the round of the papers headed, “THE LADY THIEF AT LINCOLN,” as if a lady could commit larceny!  “Her disorder,” says the newspapers, “is ascribed to a morbid or irrrepressible propensity, or monomania;” in proof of which we beg to subjoin the following prescriptions of her family physician, which have been politely forwarded to us.

FOR A JEWELLERY AFFECTION.

R.—­Spoons—­silv. vi
Rings—­pearls ii
Ditto—­diamond j
Brooches—­emer. et turq. ii
Combs—­tortois. et dia. ii
Fiat sumendum bis hodie cum magno reticulo aut muffo,
J.K.

FOR A DETERMINATION OF HABERDASHERY TO THE HANDS. 
R.—­Balls—­worsted xxiv
Veils { Chantilly } j
{ Mec. et Bruss. }
Hose—­Chi. rib. et cot. tops cum toe vj prs. 
Ribbons—­sat. gau. et sarse. (pieces) iv
Fiat sumendum cum cloko capace pocteque maneque. 
J.K.

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