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Yet be there some who mourn him, concluding him dead,1
and more there be that wait astand. His fuchs up the staires2
and the ladgers in his haires, he ought to win that V.V.C.3
Fullgrapce for an endupper, half muxy on his whole! Would4
he were even among the lost! From ours bereft beyond be-5
longs. Oremus poor fraternibus that he may yet escape the6
gallews and still remain ours faithfully departed. I wronged you.7
I never want to see more of bad men but I want to learn from8
any on the airse, like Tass with much thanks, here's ditto, if9
he lives sameplace in the antipathies of austrasia or anywhere10
with my fawngest on his hooshmoney, safe and damned, or11
has hopped it or who can throw any lime on the sopjack,12
my fond fosther, E. Obiit Nolan, The Workings, N.S.W.,13
his condition off the Venerable Jerrybuilt, not belonging to14
these parts, who, I remember ham to me, when we were like15
bro and sis over our castor and porridge, with his roamin I16
suppose, expecting for his clarenx negus, a teetotum abstainer.17
He feels he ought to be as asamed of me as me to be ashunned of18
him. We were in one class of age like to two clots of egg. I am19
most beholding to him, my namesick, as we sayed it in our Am-20
harican, through the Doubly Telewisher. Outpassed hearts wag21
short pertimes. Worndown shoes upon his feet, to whose re-22
dress no tongue can tell! In his hands a boot! Spare me, do, a23
copper or two and happy I'll hope you'll be! It will pleased24
me behind with thanks from before and love to self and all I25
remain here your truly friend. I am no scholar but I loved that26
man who has africot lupps with the moonshane in his profile,27
my shemblable! My freer! I call you my halfbrother because28
you in your soberer otiumic moments remind me deeply of my29
natural saywhen brothel in feed, hop and jollity, S. H. Devitt,30
that benighted irismaimed, who is tearly belaboured by Sydney31
and Alibany.32
          As you sing it it's a study. That letter selfpenned to one's 33
other, that neverperfect everplanned?34
          This nonday diary, this allnights newseryreel. 35
          My dear sir! In this wireless age any owl rooster can peck 36