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THE HUNTING.

A number of cases, in which making laces

 Had been proved an infringement of right.


The maker of Bonnets ferociously planned

 A novel arrangement of bows:

While the Billiard-marker with quivering hand

 Was chalking the tip of his nose.


But the Butcher turned nervous, and dressed himself fine,

 With yellow kid gloves and a ruff—

Said he felt it exactly like going to dine,

 Which the Bellman declared was all "stuff."


"Introduce me, now there's a good fellow," he said,

 "If we happen to meet it together!"