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There was an old miser who said, “why
Do you still importune me to buy?”
Because it’s so funny to handle your money,
That’s why we importune you to buy.

From The new book of nonsense, published by Ashmead & Evans, Philadelphia, 1864.

(Source: archive.org)

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There was an old miser who said, “why
Do you still importune me to buy?”
Because it’s so funny to handle your money,
That’s why we importune you to buy.

From The new book of nonsense, published by Ashmead & Evans, Philadelphia, 1864.

(Source: archive.org)


Monday, December 31, 2012
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