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I WISH I COULD CUT YOU TO THE QUICK.

THE STUDENT'S FAREWELL TO PHILOSOPHY.

9

In mathematics, though I've been profound,

And with the best at circles could compete; They taught me not to bring my own things round,

For I could never get both ends to meet.

Ye Students of Philosophy, then-drop it!

And when you see a book of science, shut it; And as for logic, if you're used to chop it,

Be by a friend advis'd—in future cut it.

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When wedged tight in a crowd, with your elbows comfortably dove-tailed in a gentleman's ribs-be sure to as him if you incommode him.

When you have trod, with an iron-heeled boot, upon your neighbour's gouty toe,-be sure to ax pardon.

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