An Elegy on the Glory of Her Sex, Mrs. Mary Blaize

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Excerpt Good people all,with one accord, Lament forMadam Blaize, Who never wanteda good word— From those who spoke her praise.  The needy seldom pass’d her door,And always found her kind; She freely lent to all the poor— Who left a pledge behind.  She strove the neighbourhood to pleaseWith manners wondrous winning; And never follow’d wicked ways— Unless when she was sinning. At church, in silks and satins new,With hoop of monstrous size, She never slumber’d in her pew—  But when she shut her eyes.  Her love was sought, I do aver,By twenty beaux and more; The King himself has follow’d her—  When she has walk’d before.  But now, her wealth and finery fled,Her hangers-on cut short-all: The Doctors found, when she was dead Her last disorder mortal. Let us lament, in sorrow sore,For Kent Street well may say, That had she lived a twelvemonth more,— She had not died to-day.      Randolph Caldecott’s Picture Books "The humour of Randolph Caldecott’s drawings is simply irresistible, nohealthy-minded man, woman, or child could look at them without laughing." In square crown 4to, picture covers, with numerous coloured plates.1 John Gilpin2 The House that Jack Built3 The Babes in the Wood4 The Mad Dog5 Three Jovial Huntsmen6 Sing a Song for Sixpence7 The Queen of Hearts8 The Farmer’s Boy   9 The Milkmaid10 Hey-Diddle-Diddle and Baby Bunting11 A Frog He Would a-Wooing Go12 The Fox Jumps over the Parson’s Gate13 Come Lasses and Lads14 Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross, &c.15 Mrs. Mary Blaize16 The Great Panjandrum HimselfThe above selections are also issued in Four Volumes, square crown 4to, attractive binding,red edges. Each containing four different books, with their Coloured Pictures andinnumerable Outline Sketches.1 R. Caldecott’s Picture Book No. 12 R. Caldecott’s Picture Book No. 2 3 Hey-Diddle-Diddle-Picture Book4 The Panjandrum Picture BookAnd alsoIn Two Volumes, handsomely bound in cloth gilt, each containing eight different books,with their Coloured Pictures and numerous Outline Sketches.R. Caldecott’sCollection ofPictures and Songs No. 1 R. Caldecott’sCollection ofPictures and Songs No. 2 Miniature Editions,size 5-1/2 by 4-1/2.Art Boards, flat back. TWO VOLUMESENTITLEDR. CALDECOTT’SPICTURE BOOKSNos. 1 and 2,Each containing colouredplates and numerousOutline Sketches inthe text.   Crown 4to,picture covers.Randolph Caldecott’sPainting Books.Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4.Each with OutlinePictures to Paint, andColoured Examples.Oblong 4to, cloth.A Sketch Book ofR. Caldecott’s.Containing numeroussketches in Colourand black and white· London · Frederick Warne & CO· · Ltd · & new york ·The Published Prices of the above Picture Books can be obtained of all Booksellers or from the Illustrated Catalogue of the Publishers.PRINTED AND COPYRIGHTED BY EDMUND EVANS, LTD., ROSE PLACE, GLOBE ROAD, LONDON, E.1.   An ELEGY on the GLORY of her SEX MRSMary BLAIZER....
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