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SON, CAMBRIDGE; AND MESSRS. MUNDAY AND SLATTER, OXFORD.
The King of Clubs.
THE PRESIDENT PROLOGUIZES FROM THE CHAIR.
I Love Variety; no Book
Wbo speaks one word of Prose to-night. (Members testify astonishment. O'Connor opens his mouth wide-Musgrave shuts his close-Lozell nods with assent— Burton with drowsiness.-Oakley takes out his tablets, and appears to be working hard.) Montgomery." I love to hear a clever rhymer rhyming
In learned measure, eloquent and strong!” Golightly. I love to hear a faulty timer timing
His horrid cadence, dissonant and wrong!" Montgomery. Good Poetry's the noblest thing on Earth! Golightly. “ Bad is a strong Provocative to mirth;
And, when a fool is sentimentalizing,”-
The vast success of Volume I;
Howbeit, midst our wreath of bays,
BRAMBLES OF DISPRAISE ;
Och! sure it's very clear, oh!
Sed intellectum fero."
" Some beer.**
I've written and spoke till it aches ;
We'll finish this dish of
Chorus. O'Connor. Swinburne. Oakley. Nesbit. Chorus. Courtenay.
“ I love a steak !- proudly it sweeps along;
Whether the kitchen broileth it or frieth,
And Punsters tell that oftentimes it crieth,
He walk'd the ear Metropolis, and tasted
Of meats multigenous, bak'd, broild, and basted in
I wish that I could eat the food he eat;
But stop, Thalia, for you want a whet;
* "SilencælHark to the signallfire."-BYRON.