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The Cap and Bells, or, The Jealousies, Page 23
by John Keats (November-December, 1819).

    For there was more magnificence behind:
    She wav'd her handkerchief. "Ah, very grand!"
    Cry'd Elfinan, and clos'd the window-blind;
    "And, Hum, we must not shilly-shally stand,—
    Adieu! adieu! I'm off for Angle-land!
    I say, old Hocus, have you such a thing
    About you,—fell your pockets, I command,—
    I want, this instant, an invisible ring,—
Thank you, old mummy!—now securely I take wing."

    Then Elfinan swift vaulted from the floor,
    And lighted graceful on the window-sill;
    Under one arm the magic book he bore,
    The other he could wave about at will;
    Pale was his face, he still look'd very ill:
    He bow'd at Bellanaine, and said—"Poor Bell!
    Farewell! farewell! and if for ever! still
    For ever fare thee well!"—and then he fell
A laughing!—snapp'd his fingers!—shame it is to tell!

    "By'r Lady! he is gone!" cries Hum, "and I—
    (I own it)—have made too free with his wine;
    Old Crafticant will smoke me. By-the-by!
    This room is full of jewels as a mine,—
    Dear valuable creatures, how ye shine!
    Sometimes to-day I must contrive a minute,
    If Mercury propitiously incline,
    To examine his scrutoire, and see what 's in it,
For of superfluous diamonds I as well may thin it.

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