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memory - black or white marble, whichever's cheapest - but mind, no Cupids
or seraphums, or none of those sort of things - quite plain - with just
this upon it - _Hic jacet Jorrocks._ And now I'll give you a bit of news.
Neptune has appointed me huntsman to his pack of haddocks. Have two
dolphins for my own riding, and a young lobster to look after them.
Lord Farebrother whips in to me - he rides a turtle. "And now, my good
friend," said he, grasping my hands with redoubled energy, "do you think
you could accomplish me a rump-steak and oyster sauce? - also a pot of
stout? - but, mind, blow the froth off the top, for it's bad for the
kidneys!"


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