Call for the reck'ning and let us be gone: such careless attendance sure never was known. Pray ring the bell till the drawers come up: nay prithee pull on, till you break the rope. Why sure, they're asleep, a pox take 'em all! O, now they come sneaking with "Gentlemen, d'ye call?"
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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