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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Henry Carey. (1687–1743)
 
 
1
    God save our gracious king!
Long live our noble king!
  God save the king!
          God save the King.
2
    Aldeborontiphoscophornio!
Where left you Chrononhotonthologos?
          Chrononhotonthologos. Act i. Sc. 1.
3
    His cogitative faculties immersed
In cogibundity of cogitation.
          Chrononhotonthologos. Act i. Sc. 1.
4
    Let the singing singers
With vocal voices, most vociferous,
In sweet vociferation out-vociferize
Even sound itself.
          Chrononhotonthologos. Act i. Sc. 1.
5
    To thee, and gentle Rigdom Funnidos,
Our gratulations flow in streams unbounded.
          Chrononhotonthologos. Act i. Sc. 3.
6
    Go call a coach, and let a coach be called;
And let the man who calleth be the caller;
And in his calling let him nothing call
But “Coach! Coach! Coach! Oh for a coach, ye gods!”
          Chrononhotonthologos. Act ii. Sc. 4.
7
    Genteel in personage,
Conduct, and equipage;
Noble by heritage,
Generous and free.
          The Contrivances. Act i. Sc. 2.
8
    What a monstrous tail our cat has got!
          The Dragon of Wantley. Act ii. Sc. 1.
9
    Of all the girls that are so smart,
  There ’s none like pretty Sally. 1
          Sally in our Alley.
10
    Of all the days that ’s in the week
  I dearly love but one day,
And that ’s the day that comes betwixt
  A Saturday and Monday.
          Sally in our Alley.
 
Note 1.
Of all the girls that e’er was seen,
There ’s none so fine as Nelly.
Jonathan Swift: Ballad on Miss Nelly Bennet. [back]
 

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