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Then all the gentlefolks flew in a rage,
And they jumped from the Omnibus on to the Stage,
Lords, Squires, and Knights, they came down to the lights,
In their opera-hats, and their opera-tights,

Maamselle Cherrytoes

Shook to her very toes,
She couldn't hop on, so hopped off on her merry toes.
And the 'evening concluded with · Three times three !'
'Hip!-hip!-hurrah ; for Fiddle-de-dee!'
Dol-drum the Manager, full of care,
With a troubled brow and dissatisfied air,

Saddest of men,

Sat down, and then
Took from his table a Perryan pen,
And he wrote to the · News,'
How MacFuze, and Tregooze,
Lord Tomnoddy, Sir Carnaby Jenks of the Blues,
And the whole of their tail, and the separate crews
of the Tags, and the Rags, and the No-one-knows-whos,
Had combined Monsieur Fal-de-ral-tit to abuse,

And make Dol-drum agree

With Fiddle-de-dee,
Who was not a bit better singer than he.
Dol-drum declared he never could see,
For the life of him, yet, why Fiddle-de-dee,

Who, in B flat, or C,

Or whatever the key,
Could never at any time get below G,
Should expect a fee the same in degree
As the great Burlibumbo who sings double D.'
Then slyly he added a little N. B.
*If they'd have him in Paris he'd not come to me!'

The manager rings,

And the Prompter springs
To his side in a jiffy, and with him he brings
A set of those odd-looking envelope things,
Where Britannia, (who seems to be crucified.) flings
To her right and her left funny people with wings
Amongst Elephants, Quakers, and Catabaw Kings;

And a taper and wax,

And small Queen's heads, in packs, Which, when notes are too big, you're to stick on their backs. Dol-drum the Manager sealed with care The letter and copies he'd written so fair, And sat himself down with a satisfied air ;

Without delay

He sent them away,
In time to appear in our columns' next day!
Dol-drum, the Manager, full of care,
Walked on to the stage with an anxious air,
And peeped through the curtain to see who were there.

There was MacFuze,

And Lieutenant Tregooze,
And there was Sir Carnaby Jenks of the Blues,
And the Tags, and the Rags, and the No-one-knows-whos;
And the green-baize rose at the Prompter's call,
And they all began to hoot, bellow, and bawl,
And cry Cock-a-doodle,' and scream, and squall

Dol-drum !-Dol-drum !-
Bid the Manager come!'
You'd have thought, from the tones

Of their hisses and groans,
They were bent upon breaking his (Opera) bones.
And Dol-drum comes, and he says-says he,
• Pray what may you please to want with me?'-

· Fiddle-de-dee!

We'll have nobody give us sol fa but He !'
Manager Dol-drum says-says he-
(And he looked like an Owl in a hollow beech tree,')

"Well, since I see

The thing must be,
I'll sign an engagement with Fiddle-de-dee !

Then MacFuze, and Tregooze,

And Jenks, of the Blues, And the Tags, and the Rags, and the No-one-knows-whos, Extremely delighted to hear such good news, Desist from their shrill · Cock-a-doodle-dos.'

Vive Fiddle-de-dee!

Dol-drum, and He !
They are jolly good fellows as ever need be !
And so's Burlibumbo, who sings double D!
And whenever they sing, why, we'll all come and see!'

So, after all
This terrible squall,

's at the top of the tree,
And Dol.drum and Fal-de-ral-tit sing small.
Now Fiddle-de-dee sings loud and clear
At I can't tell


a-year, And Fal-de-ral-tit is considered 'Small Beer;'

And Ma'amselle Cherrytoes

Sports her merry toes,
Dancing away to the fiddles and flutes,
In what the folks call a 'Lithuanian' in boots.
So here's an end to my one, two, and three;
And bless the Queen-and long live She!
And grant that there never again may be
Such a halliballoo as we've happened to see
About nothing on earth but 'Fiddle-de-dee.'

how many




305 ; an Impudent Monkey, 358; Mr.
Ainsworth, W. Harrison, Guy Fawkes

Foxe Varnish, 593.
by, 1. 107. 219. 333. 441. 545; Jack Cruise along the coasts of Posilypo and
Sheppard, 92. 137.

Baiæ, 156.
Aldrich, J., My Mother's Grave by, 583.
Allspy, Toby, the Fatal Window by, 566.

American War, legend of the, 469.
Anecdotes of Fleet Marriages, 177.

Dalton, the Picture Bed-room by, 349.
Anglers, list of celebrated, 264.

Day in the Black Forest, 186; Day at
Angling, observations on, 254. 263. 265.

Eton, 587.
A. R. W. legend of the American War

Dead, meeting of the, 633.
by, 469.

Death-bed Confession, from the posthu.
Aunt Fanny, a Tale of a Shirt, 414; see

mous papers of a late surgeon, 497.

Dibdin, Tom, anecdote of him, 130.
Donks, Mr. Trickett, a sketch, 305.

Downs, Major, anecdotes of, 126, 377.
Babylon, Lions of the Modern, 80.

Bagman's Dog, Mr. Peters's story, 265;
see Ingoldsby.

Early Friendship, or the Slave of Pas-
Barnes, the Pantaloon, journal of, 457.

sion, 513.

Elder, Abram, Esq. The Wishing Well
Birnie, Sir Richard, anecdote respecting by, 17 ; King John, 575.
his knighthood, 124.

Elliston, Mr. R. W. anecdote of, 380.
Black Forest, a day in the, 186.

England's Queen, an ode, 185.
Blind Girl of Castel Cuillée, 249.

Epistle from Miss Selina Spriggins to

Miss Henrietta Tims, 584.

Eton, a day at, 587.

Evening Star, 456.
Chapter on Haunted Houses, see Haunted

Charade, 478 ; answered, 618.
China, the real state of the case, 479.

Farrer, Miss A., Charade by, 478; an.
Clink, Colin, see Colin Clink,

swer to, 618.
Cock Lane Ghost, see Haunted Houses. Fatal Window, story of the, 566.
Colin Clink, his attempt to liberate James Fawkes, Guy, see Guy Fawkes.

Woodruff, 50; his journey to London, Flaherty, Watty, see Watty Flaherty.
54; adventures in the Yorkshire House, Fleet Marriages, anecdotes of, 177.
289; makes an acquaintance, 295 ; gets Fullerton, Lady G., M. Jasmin and the
into difficulties, 298; pursued by Mr. Blind Girl of Castel Cuillée by, 247.
Palethorpe, 404; his meeting with him,

Colman, George, anecdote respecting
him, 128.

Graham, Aaron, anecdote of his anony-
Confession, the Death-bed, see Death-bed. mous letter, 563.
Cousins, the Two, story of, 362.

Great Western, extracts from the Letter-
Croker, Mr., anecdote told by him res.

bag of, 11.
pecting the consumption of Whiskey Greenwich and Greenwich men, 279.
in Ireland, 47.

Guy Fawkes-account of an execution in
Crowquill, Alfred, Mr. Macaw by, 89 ; Manchester, 1; Ordsall Cave, 9; Ord-

Mr. Nibble, 153; Mr. Trickett Donks, sall Hall, 107; the search, 118: the


pursuit in Chat Moss, 219; the disin- Judging by appearances ; Mistakes in a
ierment, 233 ; Doctor Dee, 333; the Drawing-room, 508; Mistakes in a
Magic Glass, 339 ; the fate of the Pur. Court of Justice, 616.
suivant, 441; pilgrimage to Saint Wi. Juvenile Delinquency, remarks on, see
nifred's Well, 446 ; the Vision, 545 ; Moral Economy.
the Conspiracy, 548.


Kelly, Michael, anecdote of his pony,

Hair and Bcard, as fashioned by Politics
and Religion, 300.

Kemble, John Philip, anecdote of, 376.
Halloweil, Capiain, presents Nelson with

King John, a legend of the Isle of Wight,

a coffin made from the wood of the

L'Orient, 299, n.
Harley, the comedian, anecdote res.

pecting his performances at Gravesend, Lamb, Charles, anecdote of 376.

Haroun Alraschid, Caliph, a poem, 24.

Lay of St. Odille, a poem, 172 ; see In.

Haunted Houses, chapter on,—the Palace

Legend-of the American War, 469 ; of
of Woodstock, 161; the Demon of Ted.

the Isle of Wight, 17. 575.
worth, 164; the Cock Lane Ghost, 166.

Le Gros, W. B. à rambling cruise along
Heath, James, account of his portrait of the coast of Posilypo and Baiæ by, 156.
General Washington, 563.

Letter.bag of the Great Western, ex.
Herdsman, the, 235.
H.J. M. the Death-bed Confession by, Lives in an Album, 586.

tracts from, 11.

Lions of the Modern Babylon, 80.
Hooton, C., Colin Clink by, 50. 289.404.

Loit, one of the Tshukt-hi chiefs, ac
Huntsman's Wedding, 605.

count of his residence, 494.

Long Islanders, Uncle Sam's Peculiari

ties, 619.

Lyra Urbanica," by Captain Morris,
Impudent Monkey, a sketch, 358.

poetical review of, 540.
Indigence and Benevolence, Part II. Re-

lief of the Poor, see Moral Economy.
Ingoldsby, Thomas, a Lay of St. Odille

by, 172 ; the Bagman's Dog, 265 ;
Aunt Fanny, or a Tale of a Shirt, 414;

Macaw, Mr, a sketch, 89.
a Row in an Omnibus, 647.

MacCulloch, Mr. his statement respecto
Inman, G. E., Haroun Alraschid by, 26;

ing the consuinption of Whiskey in
the Two Cousins, 362.

Ireland, 41.
Irish Lamentations for the Dead, 565.

Mackay, C., chapter on Haunted Houses
Irish reason for not robbing the Mail, 184.

by, 161; the Hair and Beard, as sash.
Isle of Wight, legends of: the Wishing

ioned by Politics and Religion, 300.
Well, 17; King John, 575; see Le.

M’Teague, P. the Herdsman by, 235.

Manchester, observations on the Moral
Izaak Walton, see Walton.

Economy of, 596.
Illumination, the, 329.

Marriages, see Fleet Marriages.
Mathews, Mr. anecdotes of, 124. 129.


Maxwell, W. Hamilton, biographical

sketch or, 331.
Jack Frost, a poem, 496.

Mayhew, E. a Tale of the Morgue by, 27.
Jack Sheppard—the pursuit, 92 ; released Meeting of the Dead, 633.

from his irons, 94 ; attends his mother's Medwin, Captain, 'Tis le ! by. 380.
funeral, 97; recaptured, 100 ; taken Mistakes in a Drawing-room, 508 ; in a
back to Newgate, 101; conveyed to Court of Justice, 616.
Westminster fiall, 141 ; his procession Monkey, an impudent, a sketch, 358.
to Tyburn, 145 ; execution, 151 ; bu. Monks of Old, a song, 246.

Moral Economy of Large Towns-In-
Jenkinsnn, Olinthus, the Round Table digence and Benevolence, Part II.;
by, 194.

Relief of the Poor, 131 ; Juvenile De.
Jesse, Edward, Izaak Walton and his

linquency, 470 ; Manchester, 596.
friends by, 254; Eton Montem, 587. Morgue, a tale of the, see Tale.
Journal of Old Barnes, the Pantaloon, Morris, Captain, review of his " Lyra
457. 627.

Urbanica," 540.

rial, 152

209 n.


Mother's Grave, a poem, 583.

Shamauns, account of their influence
Mountain Ash, song of the, 202.

with the Tshuktshi, 492, 493.
Mountain, Mrs. anecdote of, 378. Sheppard, Jack, see Jack Sheppard.

Sheridan, R. B. his epitaph on Lady

Payne's monkey, 564.
Sheridan, Tom, anecdote of him, 129,

Nelson, Admiral, song respecting, 287;

prayer composed by, 288 n.; a coffin Simmons, B. lines in an Album by, 586.
presented to him by Captain Hallowell, Shirt, a tale of a, see Ingoldsby.

Siberian Fair, visit to a, 484.
Nibble, Mr. a sketch, 153.

Slave of Passion, 513.
Songs-in praise of Whiskey, 40; of the

Mountain Ash, 202; the Monks of

Old, 246 ; of Trafalgar and Nelson,

287 ; for the End of Term, 421.
Ode to England's Queen, 185.

Sonnet on Izaak Walton, 256.
Odille, St. Jay of, 172: see Ingoldsby.

Soul-Agent, the, a German Romance,
Omnibus, row in an, 647 ; see Ingolusby.

Ostrov noïe, account of a Tshukishi fair

Spalpeen,' The Herdsman, by the au-

thor of the, 235.

Spriggins, Epistle from Miss Selina, 584.

Stanley Thorn, early characteristics of

him, 59; his interview with Mr. Rip-
Palace of Woodstock, the, see Haunted stone, 203; his trip to Gretna Green,

315 ; his first nighi out, 422 ; his visit
Payne, Lady, Sheridan's epitaph on her to a moder: Pandemonium, 430 ; per-
monkey, 564.

forms a gallant action, 526; his mys-
Peters, Mr. story of-the Bagman's Dog, terious interviews with Madame Pou.
265 ; see Ingoldsby.

petier, 530; dreams of Isabelle, 634.
Picture Bedroom, the, 349.

Suett, Dicky, anecdotes respecting him,
Poems-Ilaroun Alraschid, 24; lay of 124.

St. Odille, 172; the Blind Girl of S. W. P., Jack Frost by, 496.
Castel Cuillée, 249; the Evening Star, Star, the Evening, 456.

456; My Mother's Grave, 583.
Polito, Mr. rotice of his Menagerie, 376.
Puole, Mr. anecdote of him, 127.
Popkin, Mr. Feter, anecdotes from his

Portfolio, 123, 375, 561.

at, 484.


Tale of a Shirt, 414.

Tale of the Morgue, 27.
Rambling Cruise along the Coasts of Po- Taylor, John, anecdote of, 129.
silypo and Baiæ, 156.

Dr. W. C., Moral Economy of
Reeve. John, anecdotes of, 375, 376. Large Towns by, 131, 470, 596.
Relief of the Poor, Part II. of Indigence Term, song for the end of, 321.

and Benevolence, see Moral Economy. • The Spalpeen,' Watty Flaherty by the
Rennie, Dr. his statement respecting the author of, 391.
reduction of the duty on Whiskey, 47.

Thorn, Stanley, see Stanley Thorn.
Revery, the, 357.

'Tis He: a tale, by Captain Medwin,
Reynolds, J. H., Greenwich and Green. 380.
wich Men by, 277.

Tshuktshi fair at Ostrovnoïe, 484; re.
Round Table, the collection of ballads marks on the Tshuktshi, 489, 490 ;
and sonnets, 194.

account of the conversion of young
Row in an Omnibus, 647; see Ingoldshy. Tshuktshe, 591 ; revolting customs
Russell, J. the actor, anecdote relating among them, 492; description of their
to him, 375.

camp, 493; account of the residence
S. anecdote of, 501.

of one of the Chiefs, 494,
Russian Traveller, visit to a Siberian Fair Two Cousins, story of the, 362.

by a, 484.

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St. Winifred's Well, legend of, 455.
Sam Slick, Letters from the Letter-Bag of Uncle Sam's Peculiarities : Long Island.

the Great Western by, 11.

ers, 619.

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