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Lapsus Calami (1891)
by J.K.S.

1st edition, April 1891

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LAPSUS CALAMI

Cambridge:
PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. AND SONS,
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

LAPSUS CALAMI

BY

J. K. S.

Cambridge
MACMILLAN AND BOWES
1891

[All Rights reserved]

PIO FUNDATORI.

Post quatuor iam lustra deponens togam,
iam iam futurus rusticus,
alumnus olim, vile consecro tibi,
Henrice rex, opusculum.

apud Jemabad,
id. Mart. mdcccxci.

CONTENTS.

PAGE
To C. S. C.
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1
To R. K.
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3
A Political Allegory
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4
The Grand Old Pipe
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8
Drinking Song
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10

COMBI SONGS.

Coll. Regal.
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13
Boating Song
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15
The Littlego
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17

CIRCUIT SONGS.

To T. A.
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21
To T. M. W.
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22

ELECTION SONGS.

An Election Address
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25
God Save Ireland
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28
The Found Leader
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29

SINCERE FLATTERY.

I.
Of F. V. H. M.
1.
To One Smoking
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33
2.
To A. T. M.
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34
II.
Of R. B.
1.
To A. S.
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36
2.
The Last Ride together
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38
3.
Midsummer
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42
III.
Of W. W. (Americanus)
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43
IV.
Of W. W. (Britannicus)
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44
V.
Of T. G.
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46
VI.
Of Lord B.
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49
VII.
Of A. H. C.
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52
VIII.
Of W. S. (Sir)
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56
IX.
Of W. S. (Mr)
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59
X.
Ὁμήρου
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60
THINGS ONE WOULD RATHER HAVE EXPRESSED DIFFERENTLY, ERRORS OF JUDGMENT AND IMPROMPTUS.
To W. H.
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65
4th July, 1882: at Malines: Midnight
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66
Drowning Fusee
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67
Incompetent Ballad-Monger
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69
Triolets Ollendorfiens
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71
To D. J. S.
1.
On the Fly-Leaf of Treasure Island
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72
2.
On the Fly-Leaf of Maclise's Portrait Gallery
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73
The Philosopher and Philanthropist
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74
The Critic's Speech
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75
To my Friend's Wife
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77
Time's Revenges
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78
Köln, 5 July, 1882. 6.30 a.m.
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79
To a Friend
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80
A Thought
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81
Lines at the River Side
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82
Facilis Descensus Averni
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83
Early School
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85
Lines written at Private
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86
An Election Address
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87


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