When fishy Stalls with double Store are laid; . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wednesdays and Fridays you'll observe from hence, Days, when our Sires were doom'd to Abstinence.
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Source Notes: Trivia; Or, The Art of Walking The Streets of London (book 2) (1716).
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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