ABC Eatables, Page 9

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M

stands for Mutton, do pray boil the leg,

With Turnips, and Capers, and a plateful I’ll beg.

N

s the Nectarine, sweetest of fruit,

For dessert after dinner ’twill you and I suit.

O

is an Oyster, to please all beholders,

As a capital sauce to the Cod’s head and shoulders.

P

stands for Peas, of my dinner I’ve boasted

When Peas I have had with a leg of Lamb roasted.

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