A great party mustered on Friday last, in the New Cut, to hear Mr. Briggles chant a new song, written on the occasion of the birth of the young Prince. He was accompanied by his friend Mr. Handel Purcell Mozart Muggins on the drum and mouth-organ, who afterwards went round with his hat.
On Friday the lady of Paddy Green paid a morning call to Clare Market, at the celebrated tripe shop; she purchased two slices of canine comestibles which she carried home on a skewer.
Mrs. Paddy Green on Wednesday visited Mrs. Joel, to take tea. She indulged in two crumpets and a dash of rum in the congou. It is confidently reported that on Wednesday next Mrs. Joel will pay a visit to Mrs. G. at her residence in Vere-street, to supper; after which Mr. Paddy Green will leave for his seat in Maiden-lane.
Jeremiah Donovan, it is stated, is negotiating for the three-pair back room in Surrey, late the residence of Charles Mears, J.M.
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FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE, Nov. 16th.
1st Body of
General Postmen—Timothy Sneak, to Broad-street bell and bag,
vice Jabez Broadfoot, who retires into the
" Horatio Squint to Lincoln’s-Inn bell and bag,
vice Timothy Sneak.
" Felix Armstrong to Bedford-square bell and bag,
vice Horatio Squint.
" Josiah Claypole (from the body of letter-sorters)
to Tottenham-Court-road bell and bag, vice
Felix Armstrong. N.B. This deserving young man
is indebted to his promotion for detecting a
brother letter-sorter appropriating the contents
of a penny letter to his own uses, at the
precise time that the said Josiah Claypole had
his eye on it, for reasons best known to himself.
The twopenny-postmen are highly incensed at
this unheard-of and unprecedented passing them
over; and great fears are entertained of their
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“Pa,” said an interesting little Polyglot, down in the West, with his French Rudiments before him, “why should one egg be sufficient for a dozen men’s breakfasts?”—“Can’t say, child.”—“Because un oeuf—is as good as a feast.”—“Stop that boy’s grub, mother, and save it at once; he’s too clever to live much longer.”
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HINTS ON POPPING THE QUESTION.
To the bashful, the hesitating,
and the ignorant, the following
hints may prove useful.