CUPS AND THEIR CUSTOMS. Politically speaking (but, then, politics are not My trade) | Exception should be made In Doctor Malfby's favour. u In Tino veritas " they say 5 but that J s a fable, A most egregious blunder. I Ve "been at many a wine-bibbing ere mm } And yow, Tor one that told the truth across the table, I Ve seen a dozen lying under. Besides^ as old Sam Johnson said once, I J Ye no patience With men who never tell the sober truth Butwhen they 'redrank,andaren'ttobebelieved^ forsooth, Except in their fifi-bations. Oh! do not think, you who these praises hear,
Dont think my muse be-mused with beer, Nor that in speaking thus my pleasure I go beyond beer measure. But stay, It 5 s time to end this lay j Tho' I could go on rhyming for a year In praise of Beer, And think it sport j But many folks I know like something short.
IEE E CUPS . THESE emps shoul d alway s "be mad e wit h goo d soun d ale, bu t no t too stron g j and shoul d invariabl y be dran k from th e tankard , and no t poure d int o glasses ^ as the y are generall y mor e agreeabl e t o th e tast e tha n to th e sight , and it is imperativ e tha t the y shoul d be kep t hot . Hot JJe Cmp. To a quar t of ale , heated , add two wine-glasse s of
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