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Poem by William Shenstone
Extent of Cookery
Aliusque et idem. (Another and the same). When Tom to Cambridge first was sent, A plain brown bob he wore; Read much, and look'd as though he meant To be a fop no more. See him to Lincoln's-Inn repair, His resolution flag; He cherishes a length of hair, And tucks it in a bag. Nor Coke nor Salkeld he regards, But gets into the House, And soon a judge's rank rewards His pliant votes and bows. Adieu, ye bobs! ye bags! give place; Full bottoms come instead; Good L—d! to see the various ways Of dressing—a calf's head!
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