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P ARL E.W.WELCOME,
THE BAND AT THE DOOR.
Come children! You've been good to-day,
"We'll go and see the Monkeys play.
Astonished at their tricks you'll be,
And pleased with their sagacity.
"First, at the door awlhie let's .tay
!i And hear the band. How well the- ;dayv l
They number six-Professors fine-
W in m nusic shine.
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TOBY SPINNING THE DISHES.
With plate upon three bottles,
And jug a-top of that;
See Toby spinning dishes,
I Tn ruff and feathered hat.
SYouing Til, with leN s extended,
And heels high in the air,
Sits grinning out 1b.,tween them,
S To make the children stare.
While to the people Jacko shliws
The spinning-plate oil Tobv's nose.
THE DOGGY DESERTER.
Here's a Doggy deserter who fled from his post,
But was caught and brought back, looking pale as a ghost.
When tried, the court-martial said he must be shot!
I am sure you would pity his very sad lot,
Unless you were told, when the story is done,
That the shooting, of Doggy, was only in fun.
BEPPO JUMPS THROUGH THE HOOP.
The Pony stands with docile grace,
As on his back a hoop they place;
While Beppo mounts another steed,
And urging him to highest speed-
The horse and rider, with a spring
Ii Go teariniig throw' the paper ring.
i i Jack holds the Pony tight you see,
SWhile Tip seems full of inisvy glee!
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THE CHARIOT RACE.
Hurrah! Hurrah! With snorting steeds
And din of trump and drum,
In Roman Chariots, Jack and Tip
Like ancient heroes come.
With slashing blows, their whips they ply,
They struggle side by side;
'Till Jacko wins the race at last
With shouts of noisy pride-
And round the ring as conqueror,
His panting horses guide!
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T1PPOO LEAPING THE PLANK.
Dressed as a Polish soldier, gay
With pennon in his hand;
"Upon his fiery-leaping horsi
See daring Tippli stand.
S, Aeross. the plank his (Couir."r jumps
With ,'treamin' tail an1 main;
,\. '-. Then swiftly turningr (in his heels,
SSprii's lightly i ack aZain.
MISS LILY'S RIDE..
My Lord Tom Noddy comes with chaise and pair,
And asks Miss Lily out to take the air;
How gallantly he bows, and hands her in!
So gay a beau the lady fair must win.
SSoin, side by si'de like l-vers they'll appear.
He'll talk s1'ft n ilnstnst in tie maiden's (ar.-
As quii.-kly afi11 thle nimble ,')oats will spring,
--- Awnd cirrIl' daily y riund tle Circus rinl!-!
S-it i ( la ti; n ;ra e, a Ind f tit an on behind,
NO it-e ttirn'-uit ii t-he- lady "u-
But Oh dear me! What's happened now?
The chaise has broken down, I vow!
A wheel flies off-the maid falls out.
And for a moment kicks about
In sad alarm and disarray;
Then thinks it wise to faint away!
... The fitimian hrin_,-s the w-a terini-pot-
Uj'p sp-rings the maid, her feai:rs forgot;
"; i Where is my sunshadle ? Much I fear
,'i ,;' We must w.,dkl/ hiu.,. Oh ldear! (Ol dearly"
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THE MONKEY'S SWING.
Three Monkeys chatter here at play,
Pug is standing in the ring-
Thro,,wing up the shining balls,
As Tim is sitting in the swing.
Jacko jerks it. with a r'l pe.
Tiil ,ets utp a frightened, shout
As if fearing Jacko means
From the swing to spill him out!
Holding tightly by his toes,
Screaming as he swinging goes!
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MISS FANNY'S RIDING-ACT.
In riding-habit, smart and gay,
Miss Fanny canters out to-day.
How gracefully she sits her horse. ,
Whli prliniring gily round the (ourse-
Seems cci 1win'x to the ladies fair, ,
Altho' he has no dancing pumps '!
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MISS PIPPET ON THE
Here v')on see Miss Pi ppet,
WIo with rhgtuii-l 'lanves-
'/' | i f Balanciii, so neatly.
On the ti lit-r.ie dunces.
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THE MONKEYS' DINNER PARTY.
Next see, like folks of greater wit,
The Monkeys' at the table sit;
They seem to be of soldier breed-
A n, 11 h-w they chatter a;s tlhey feed!
j Close 1, by oll MadanIme Ape., 'tis clear
SBold Captain Ham is drinking beer,
While Colonel Pluck politely greets
The lady, as he talks and cats.
But Jack the Butler, greedy elf-
-,D iiks in the corner by himself!
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THE BALL AND LADDER ACT.
Next come three Monkey Acrobats
In jackets, ruffs, and comic hats,
With heels al'Ift-uplln Iii, hI-inls
"One li vely M ,nkev walks ;LIid sta nls;
Tile sec'nl, up a ladder clilbl:,s
And keeps it balanced all the time.-
While on a ball, with niitiin free
The third-an active Monkey see,
Who steps with neither slip nor fhhlk
As back and fi'rth he rolls the ball!
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THE MONKEYS' WHEEL-RIDE.
'Tis enough to make ev'ry ones eyes open wide,
And look with delight at this wonderful ride;
As perched on the wagon-wheel-up and now down,
Two noisy young Monkeys haste swiftly to town.
The Monkey postilion cries loudly Hip! Hip!
The Dogs fairly leap at the crack of the whip-
While in spite of the jolting and bumping, the two
()n the w\\,.1, with a te-rrible hulla.iI ,--,
,('line" fLst t, the .l ,.kus, 's it \ lizzrC Aur, u0,
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DANCING ON A PLATFORM.
A Monkey Cavalier now comes in view,
What does this gallant horseman mean to do ?
High mounted on a rearing mettled steed-
Around the ring he goes with breathless speed;
A moment pauses by a platform round,
A little distance raised above the ground-
Then ,ni it riiidcsl his lirse, wli, quickly rears,
And IAl;ini-dl n iilis hind legs now appears; i
While round, and roiiund,. he dances like a top, '
As tho' hie really never meant to sttp .
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THE MONKEY'S PROMENADE.
Next come the Marquis and his Lady fair,
With fan and feathers, and a page to bear
Her train and satchel, as she walks beside
i, Her gallant husband as a blushing bride.
i ith staff, emin riiidler-d rItltics, sw ',l anI d hat,
L__LP ,._, Where have vyi s..'.ieen a dress soi rich as that ?
SThe sweet vyoin;, bride, in silks and hlces gay,
S With miningciG1 steps her pretty airs display;
.Ii .y f, t( Till as they disappear with buw an.d ,swing,
lThe curtain ll f111s upon the Circus rin g.
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