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Military Economy

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1808.16
Military Economy
William George
The Monthly Mirror, IV (September, 1808), p. 184

                                       I.

Our soldiers of late—'twas when muffins were dear,
Economy bade without powder appear;
The plan was approved of, but yet, in good sooth,
It took from the ranks all the flour of our youth!

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