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He that Is warm, thinks all are so

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Before a glowing fire, with slippered feet,
The full fed man sits on his cushioned seat;
When warm and smoking, then it is he’s told
Of some poor people freezing with the cold;
He’s quite surprised, and says he cannot see,
Since he’s so warm, how such a thing can be.

We have here a representation of a man in quite comfortable circumstances. He has just eaten a full meal of “fish, flesh and fowl,” and has now taken an easy position by the fire, and is indulging himself in the luxury of smoking. Read More →

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