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When through the Town, with slow and solemn Air, Led by the Nostril, walks the muzled Bear; Behind him moves majestically dull, The Pride of Hockley-hole, the surly Bull; Learn hence the Periods of the Week to name, Mondays and Thursdays are the Days of Game.

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Source Notes: Trivia: Or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London (book 2) (1716).

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John Gay (30 June 1685 - 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist. He is best remembered for The Beggar's Opera (1728), set to music by Johann Christoph Pepusch. The characters, including Captain Macheath and Polly Peachum, became household names.

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