1808.15 - "The Substance of a Long Conversation"

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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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1808.15
The Substance of a Long Convention
Anon
The Morning Chronicle (September 20, 1808)

Dialogue—Junot and Sir Hew.

    JUNOT—Come, we will fight you once again;
                    Why don't your troops advance?
SIR HEW—I canna say I like you' ken,
                    Would ye were aw in France!!

    JUNOT—Send us but home with purse and sword,
                    We'll Lisbon leave to you:
SIR HEW—Troth, and I'll tak ye at your word,
                    No feighting for Sir Hew!!!


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