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Pleasures of the Table by a Philadelphian

E'er wants my table the health cheering meals, —
With Springfield mutton crown'd or Jersey veals.—
Smokes not from Passyunk meads the Stately loin.
And rosey Gammen from Flemmingtonian Swine,
From Shippack roosts the feathered victims bleeds.
And Delaware still wafts me Oceans scaly breeds.
Tho' Gallia's vines their costly juice deny,—
Still Schuylkill's banks the Jocund glass supply.
Still distant worlds nectarious treasures roll.—
And either India sparkles in my bowl.—
Or Larkins boughs, or Linleys bearded fields.—
To Columbia's Arms, a Columbia beverage yields.