Mirror of Literature,  12 (1828), 399–400.

The Fancy Ball



Extract, Poetry

Publications extracted:

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine


Zoological Gardens, Engineering

    The narrator gives a sample of the 'Babel' talk at the fancy ball: '"The Giraffe"—"plays the fiddle"— / "Macadam's roads"—"I hate this chalk"' (400).

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