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Nothing To Eat - Mrs. Merdle Discourseth of Things Eatable Post by :Laurence_Baker Category :Poems Author :Horatio Alger Date :May 2012 Read :1569

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Nothing To Eat - Mrs. Merdle Discourseth of Things Eatable

Now Colonel, to husband you need not be winking,
While wiping the soup with a smile from your lips;
I know just as well as he does how you're thinking
The soup is as tasteless as though made of chips.

You need not deny it, and swear that no better
Concocted was ever in London or Paris;
Remember the praises you gave in your letter
Of cooking and eating you wrote to Miss Harris.

Now, Colonel, don't offer a word more to flatter--
The soup may be so-so, but wait for the meat;
And after you've seen the last dish, plate, or platter,
You'll own then, I'm certain, we've nothing to eat--
That is compared, as described to Miss Harris,
With all the best tables you eat at in Paris.

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