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An ill-begotten child and an impudent wife. Poor old Dick.

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– From The Covent Garden Magazine, 1772

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“The HASTY MARRIAGE.

Scarce had five months expir’d, since Dick did wed,
When lo! his fruitful wife was brought to bed;
How now, cry’d Dick – this is too soon, my Kate;
No, Dick, said she, you married me too late.”

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