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Wanted a husband,--there's plenty, 'tis said,

All through the district, who wish to get wed;

Dark men and fair men, and little and tall--

Some with large stations, and others with small;

But as the sample, to meet my opinions,

Often is scarce in the British dominions,

I've hit on a plan to obtain my desire,

Advertising minutely the man I require.


Please to take notice,--he must not be lean,

Nor fat, but an average sample between;

He must not be crooked, nor cranky, nor bold,

Not stupid, nor sheepish, nor stingy, nor old;

He must not be noisy, nor sulky, nor snappy,



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