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Robinson's Guide to Richmond (1833)

Part 20
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As a contrast to these touching stanzas, the reader is presented with the following humorous verses, addressed by a lively old lady to her Cousin, COLONEL (afterwards LORD) HARRIS on his return to England after his victory over Tippoo Sultan. The latter part would, of course, be most interesting to the parties concerned, but as the piece really seems too good to be mutilated, it is thought best to give it entire.

* Some of our readers will recollect the "Gilling Water," which by the partent of poetic license, are here ennobled into a Lake.

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