THE tea! The tea! The beef, beef-tea!
The brew from gravy-beef for me!
Without a doubt, as I ‘ll be bound,
The best for an invalid ‘t is found;
It’s better than gruel; with sago vies;
Or with the cradled babe’s supplies.
I like beef-tea! I like beef-tea,
I ‘m satisfied, and aye shall be,
With the brew I [...]
There was a young lady of Lynn,
Who was so uncommonly thin
That when she essayed
To drink lemonade
She slipped through the straw and fell in.
THE wine they drink in Paradise
They make in Haute Lorraine;
God brought it burning from the sod
To be a sign and signal rod
That they that drink the blood of God
Shall never thirst again.
The wine they praise in Paradise
They make in Ponterey,
The purple wine of Paradise,
But we have better at the [...]