The Spirit of the Nation/Epigram (3)
ON HEARING THAT THE PRESENT EMPEROR OF CHINA IS OF A TARTAR FAMILY.
"Go forth," exclaimed Imperial Fum, "and see
What those barbarian vagabonds are arter!"
Then, tapping on his box, and taking three
Pinches of Lundy's Prime—"By Jing," quoth he,
"If they nab me they'll find they have caught a Tartar!"