ABC Eatables, Page 9
stands for Mutton, do pray boil the leg,
With Turnips, and Capers, and a plateful I’ll beg.
s the Nectarine, sweetest of fruit,
For dessert after dinner ’twill you and I suit.
is an Oyster, to please all beholders,
As a capital sauce to the Cod’s head and shoulders.
stands for Peas, of my dinner I’ve boasted
When Peas I have had with a leg of Lamb roasted.