Fate decrees me your King: grave and gay, wise and fools,
Must consent, for this night, to submit to my rules.
I'm your Queen: good my liege, your confessor, may shrive you;
But for me, I'm resolved, if I can't lead I'll drive you.
3. Lord Spendthrift.
Blood, for money, Lord Spendthrift is ready to barter,
If some rich maid will purchase a Knight of the garter.
4. Molly Mumper.
Molly Mumper wants a husband: Baron, or Duke, she cares not which;
If you'll marry a beggar's heiress, she'll promise to make you rich.
Winter evening pastimes; or, The merry-maker's companion, by Rachel Revel (pseud.) London: 1825London: 1836. Two colored 'Twelfth Night' by Isaac Cruikshank, 1807 from the British Museum online collection, as is George Cruikshank's Tippy Grim.
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