by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Language: English 
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?"


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Researcher for this text: Tinelot Wittermans

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 52