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Toasts and Sentiments.


British belles and British fashions.

Laughing lovers to merry maids.

Love and opportunity.

Love's slavery.

Love without licentiousness, and pleasure without excess.

Love, liberty, and length of blissful days.

Love without fear, and life without care.

Love for one.

Life, love, liberty, and true friendship.

Love in every breast, liberty in every heart, and learning in
every head.

Love at liberty, and liberty in love.

Love: may it never make a wise man play the fool.

Artless love and disinterested friendship.

All that love can give, and sensibility enjoy.

A speedy union to every lad and lass.

Beauty's best companion--Modesty.

Beauty, innocence, and modest merit.

Beauty without affectation, and virtue without deceit.

Community of goods, unity of hearts, nobility of sentiment,
and truth of feeling to the lovers of the fair sex.

Charms to strike the sight, and merit to win the heart.

Constancy in love, and sincerity in friendship.

Here's a health to the maid that is constant and kind,
Who to charms bright as Venus's adds Diana's mind.
I'll toast Britain's daughters--let all fill their glasses--
Whose beauty and virtue the whole world surpasses.
May blessings attend them, go wherever they will,
And foul fall the man that e'er offers them ill.

Love without deceit, and matrimony without regret.

Love's garlands: may they ever entwine the brows of every
true-hearted lover.

Lovely woman--man's best and dearest gift of life.

Love to one, friendship to a few, and good-will to all.

Long life, pure love, and boundless liberty.

May love and reason be friends, and beauty and prudence marry.

May the lovers of the fair sex never want the means to defend

May the sparks of love brighten into a flame.

May the joys of the fair give pleasure to the heart.

May we be loved by those whom we love.

May we kiss whom we please, and please whom we kiss.

May the bud of affection be ripened by the sunshine of

May a virtuous offspring succeed to mutual and honorable

May the presence of the fair curb the licentious.

May the confidence of love be rewarded with constancy in its

May the honorable lover attain the object of his wishes.

May the lovers of the fair be modest, faithful, and kind.

May the wings of love never lose a feather.

May the blush of conscious innocence ever deck the faces of
the British fair.

May the union of persons always be founded on that of hearts.

May the generous heart ever meet a chaste mate.

May the temper of our wives be suited to those of their

May true passion never meet with a slight.

May every woman have a protector, but not a tyrant.


May we act with reason when the bottle circulates.

May good fortune resemble the bottle and bowl,
And stand by the man who can't stand by himself.

May we never want wine, nor a friend to partake of it.

May our love of the glass never make us forget decency.

May the juice of the grape enliven each soul,
And good humor preside at the head of each bowl.

May mirth exalt the feast.

May we always get mellow with good wine.

May the moments of mirth be regulated by the dial of reason.

Champagne to our real friends, and real pain to our sham

Come, every man now give his toast--
Fill up the glass--I'll tell you mine:
Wine is the mistress I love most!
This is my toast--now give me thine.

Cheerfulness in our cups, content in our minds, and competency
in our pockets.

Come, fill the glass and drain the bowl:
May Love and Bacchus still agree;
And every Briton warm his soul
With Cupid, Wine, and Liberty.

Good-humor: and may it ever smile at our board.

Full bags, a fresh bottle, and a beauty.

Good wine and good company to the lovers of reasonable

A friend and a bottle to give him.

A hearty supper, a good bottle, and a soft bed to every man
who fights the battles of his country.

A full purse, a fresh bottle, and beautiful face.

A full bottle and a friend to partake of it.

A drop of good stuff and a snug social party,
To spend a dull evening, gay, social, and hearty.

A mirth-inspiring bowl.

A full belly, a heavy purse, and a light heart.

A bottle at night and business in the morning.

Beauty, wit, and wine.

Clean glasses and old corks.

Wine: may it be our spur as we ride over the bad roads of life

While we enjoy ourselves over the bottle, may we never drive
prudence out of the room.

Wine--for there's no medicine like it.

Wine--the parent of friendship, composer of strife,
The soother of sorrow, the blessing of life.

Wine: the bond that cements the warm heart to a friend.


May the tax-gatherer be forgiven in another world.

To the early bird that catches the worm.

To the bird in the hand that is worth two in the bush.

Our native, land: may we never be lawfully sent out of it.

Sound hearts, sound sovereigns, and sound dispositions.

The Queen, and may true Britons never be without her likeness
in their pockets.

The land we live in: may he who doesn't like it leave it.

The three great Generals in power--General Peace, General
Plenty, and General Satisfaction.

The Bank of England's passport to travel with, and the Queen's
picture for a companion.

May the parched pea never jump out of the frying-pan into the

The three R's: Reading, 'Riting, and 'Rithmetic.

May evil communications never corrupt good manners.

May the celebrated pin a day, of which we have heard so much,
always make the groat a year.

May the groat a year never be unwisely invested in a
Joint-Stock Company.

May that man never grow fat
Who carries two faces under one hat.

Here's to the best physicians--Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr.

Here's to the feast that has plenty of meat and very little

Here's to the full purse that never lacks friends.

May fools make feasts, and wise men eat them.

Here's to the man who never lets his tongue cut his own

Here's to the man who never quarrels with his bread and

Here's to the man who never looks a gift-horse in the mouth.

Here's to the old bird that is not to be caught with chaff.


A health to those ladies who set the example of wearing
British productions.

May Her Majesty's Ministers ever have wisdom to plan our
institutions, and energy and firmness to support them.

Confusion to all demagogues.

May the productions of Britain's isle never be invaded by

May the throne and the altar never want standing armies to
back them.

Our old nobility.

The man who builds up rather than he who pulls down.

The loyal adherents of the Queen and the true friends of the

The equilibrium of State, may it always be preserved.

The ancient ways.

Judicious reforms and reformers.

The universal advancement of the arts and sciences.

All our independent nobles and noble hearts.

May the dispensers of justice ever be impartial.

May French principles never corrupt English manners.

May the interests of the monarch and monarchy never be thought

May the worth of the nation be ever inestimable.

May taxation be lessened annually.

May the Gallic cock be always clipped by British valor if he
crows too loud.

May the sword of justice be swayed by the hand of mercy.

May the seeds of dissension never find growth in the soil of
Great Britain.

May the love of country be imprinted in every Briton's breast.

May our statesmen ever possess the justice of a More and the
wisdom of a Bacon.

Queen and Country.

Liberty, not license.

Confusion to all men who desert their party.

Party ties before all other ties.

The Queen: may she outlive her Ministers, and may they live

A lasting cement to all contending powers.

The protectors of commerce and the promoters of charity.

A revision of the code of criminal laws.

The Bar, the Pulpit, and the Throne.


Old England's roast beef: may it ever be the standing dish of

Our constitutional friends--the Baron and the Sir-loin.

Roast beef: may it always ennoble our veins and enrich our

The roast beef of old England.

The Union dish: English beef, Scotch kale, and Irish potatoes.


England, home, and beauty.

English oak and British valor.

England for ever: the land we live in.

England, Scotland, and Ireland: may their union remain
undisturbed by plots or treachery to the end of time.

England, the queen of the isles and the queen of the main.

May old England's sons, the Americans, never forget their


A high _post_ to the enemies of Ould Ireland, Erin, the land
of the brave and the bold.

Ireland; sympathy for her wrongs, and a determination to
redress them.

The country that gave St. Patrick birth, the birthplace of
wit, and hospitality's home--dear Ould Ireland.

May Great Britain and Ireland be ever equally distinguished by
their love of liberty and true patriotism.

May the enemies of Great Britain and Ireland never meet a
friend in either country.

Justice to Ireland.

Ireland, Scotland, and England: may their union be happier
than it has been.


A health to the friends of Caledonia.

Caledonia, the nursery of learning and the birthplace of

Scotland and the productions of its soil.

Scottish heroes, and may their fame live for ever.

Scotland, the birthplace of valor, the country of worth.

The Queen and the Scottish Union.

The nobles of Caledonia and their ladies.

To the memory of Scottish heroines.

The Rose, Thistle, and Shamrock: may they flourish by the
common graft of union.

To the memory of Scotland's heroes.

To the memory of those who have gloriously fallen in the noble
struggle for independence.


Annihilation to the trade of corruption.

An Englishman's birthright: trial by jury.

Addition to our trade, multiplication to our manufactures,
subtraction to taxes, and reduction to places and pensions.

All the honest reformers of our country.

Britain: may the land of our nativity ever be the abode of
freedom, and the birthplace of heroes.

Britain's annals: may they never suffer a moral or political

Confusion to those who barter the cause of their country for
sordid gain.

Confusion to those who, wearing the mask of patriotism, pull
it off and desert the cause of liberty in the hour of trial.

Confusion to those despots who combine against the liberties
of mankind.

Disappointment to all those who form expectations of places
and pensions on the ruin of their country.

Everlasting life to the man who gave the death-blow to the
slave trade.

Community, unity, navigation, and trade.

Faith in every kind of commerce.

Freedom to the oppressed, and slavery to the oppressors.

Freedom to all who dare contend for it.

Oblivion to all party rage.

Humanity to all created beings, especially to our own species,
whether black or white.

No party except mankind.

May the meanest Briton scorn the highest slave.

Old England: and may those who ill-use her be speedily kicked

May Great Britain and Ireland be ever equally distinguished by
their love of liberty and true patriotism.

May every succeeding century maintain the principles of the
glorious Revolution, enjoy the blessings of them, and transmit
them to future ages unimpaired and improved.

May the whole universe be incorporated in one city, and every
inhabitant presented with the freedom.

May Britons share the triumphs of freedom, and ever contend
for the rights and liberties of mankind.

May freedom's fire take new birth at the grave of liberty.

May our country be, as it has ever been, a secure asylum to
the unfortunate and oppressed.

High wages, and sense to keep them.

May the freedom of election be preserved, the trial by jury
maintained, and the liberty of the press secured to the latest

May the tree of liberty flourish round the globe, and every
human being partake of the fruits.

May truth and liberty prevail throughout the world.

May all partial and impolitic taxes be abolished.

May Britons never have a tyrant to oppose either in Church or

May the sons of liberty marry the daughters of virtue.

May Britons never suffer invasion, nor invade the rights of

May the miseries of war be banished from all enlightened

May our trade and manufactures be unrestrained by the fetters
of monopoly.

May the whole world become more enlightened and civilized.

May revolutions never cease while tyranny exists.

Our constitution as settled at the Revolution.

May the people of England always oppose a bad Ministry, and
give vigor to a good one.

The British Lion: may he never rise in anger nor lie down in

The majesty of the people of England.

The memory of our brave ancestors who brought about
the Revolution, and may a similar spirit actuate their

The sacred decree of heaven--Let all mankind be free.

The British Constitution; and confusion to those who dislike

The people--the only source of legitimate power.

The subject of liberty and the liberty of the subject.

The non-electors of Great Britain: may they speedily be

The greatest happiness of the greatest number.

May the nation that plots against another's liberty or
prosperity fall a victim to its own intrigues.


Toleration and liberty of the press.

The Fourth Estate.

The liberty of the press, and success to its defenders.

The Press: the great bulwark of our liberties, and may it ever
remain unshackled.

The glorious literature of Scotland.

The glorious literature of Ireland.

The glorious literature of England.


QUEEN VICTORIA: and may her royal offspring adorn the position
they are destined to fill.

All the royal family.

A speedy export to all the enemies of Britain without a

A lasting peace or an honorable war.

A health to our English patriots.

Agriculture and its improvers.

All the societies associated for promoting the happiness of
the human race.

All the charitable institutions of Great Britain.

An Englishman's castle--his house: may it stand for ever.

Britons in unity, and unity in Britain.

British virtue: may it always find a protector, but never need

Great Britain's rising star: the Prince of Wales.

Holy pastors, honest magistrates, and humane rulers.

Improvement to the inventions of our country.

Improvement to our arts, and invention to our artists.

May the sword of Justice be swayed by the hand of Mercy.

May the love of country always prevail.

May St. George's Channel be the only difference ever known
between England and Ireland.

May the eagles of the Continent never build their nests in
this little island.

May British valor shine when every other light is out.

May Britons, when they do strike, strike home.

May the populace of our country be remarkable for their
loyalty and domestic happiness.

May our sons be honest and fair, and our daughters modest and

May every Briton's hand be ever hostile to tyranny.

May the annals of Great Britain's history be unstained with
crime and unpolluted With bloody deeds.

May our jurors ever possess sufficient courage to uphold their

May every Briton manfully withstand corruption.

May we never be afraid to die for our country.

Our wives, homes, country, and Queen.

May the health of our sovereign keep pace with the wishes of
her people.

May every Briton manfully withstand tyranny.

May the glory of Britain never cease to shine.

May the honors of our nobility be without stain.

May Britons be invincible by united force.

May the olive of peace renovate the sinking fund of the
British nation.

May the throne and the altar never want standing armies to
back them.

May Britons secure their conquests by clemency.

May we as citizens be free without faction, and as subjects
loyal without servility.

May loyalty flourish for ever.

May liberty ever find an altar in Britain surrounded by
devoted worshippers.

May the British bull never be cowed.

May our hearts ever be possessed with the love of country.

May the British soil alone produce freedom's sons.

May the brave never want protection.

May sovereigns and subjects reign in each other's hearts by

May we ever honestly uphold our rights.

May we never cease to deserve well of country.

May Britons ever defend, with bold unflinching hand,
Their throne, their altar, and their native land.

May the liberties of the people be immortal.

May the heart of an Englishman ever be Liberty Hall.

May the brow of the brave be adorned by the hand of beauty.

May we never find danger lurking on the borders of security.

May the laurels of Great Britain never be blighted.

May all mankind make free to enjoy the blessings of liberty,
but never take the liberty to subvert the principles of

May Britannia's hand ever be armed with the bolts of Jove.

May the _ensign_ of loyalty float over us--the _jack_ of pure
patriotism lead us--and may the _pendant_ of every British
man-of-war serve as a cat-o-nine-tails to whip our enemies

May England's name and England's fame stand for ever pure,
great and free.

May every true Briton be possessed of peace, plenty, and

May every Briton leave his native land at honor's call,
To fight, to conquer, or, like Wolfe, to fall.

May every Briton act the patriot's part.

May victory spin the robe of glory for the brave, and fame
enroll his deeds.

May the laws never be misconstrued.

May the weight of our taxes never bend the back of our credit.

May increasing success crown the island of traders,
And its shores prove the grave of all foreign invaders.


May every worthy brother who is willing to work and labor
through the day, be happy at night with his friend, his love,
and a cheerful glass.

May all freemasons be enabled to act in a strict conformity to
the rules of their order.

May our actions as masons be properly squared.

May masonry flourish until nature expire,
And its glories ne'er fade till the world is on fire.

The female friends of freemasons.

May the brethren of our glorious craft be ever distinguished
in the world by their regular lives; more than by their gloves
and aprons.

May concord, peace; and harmony subsist in all regular lodges,
and always distinguish freemasons.

May masonry prove as universal as it is honorable and useful.

May every brother learn to live within the compass, and watch
upon the square.

May the lodges in this place be distinguished for love, peace,
and harmony.

All noblemen and right worshipful brothers who have been grand

May peace, harmony, and concord subsist among freemasons, and
may every idle dispute and frivolous distinction be buried in

All regular lodges.

All the friends of the craft.

As we meet upon the level, may we part upon the square.

All faithful and true brothers.

All brothers who have been grand masters.

Every brother who keeps the key of knowledge from intruders,
but cheerfully gives it to a worthy brother.

Every brother who maintains a consistency in love and
sincerity in friendship.

Every worthy brother who was at first duly prepared, and whose
heart still retains an awful regard to the three great lights
of masonry.

Golden eggs to every brother, and goldfinches to our lodges.

Honor and influence to every public-spirited brother.

All freeborn sons of the ancient and honorable craft.

May the square, plumb-line, and level regulate the conduct of
every brother.

May the morning have no occasion to censure the night spent by

May the hearts of freemasons agree, although their heads
should differ.

May every mason participate in the happiness of a brother.

May every brother have a heart to feel and a hand to give.

May discord, party rage, and insolence be for ever rooted out
from among masons.

May covetous cares be unknown to freemasons.

May all freemasons go hand in hand in the road of virtue.

May we be more ready to correct our own faults than to publish
the errors of a brother.

May the prospect of riches never induce a mason to do that
which is repugnant to virtue.

May unity and love be ever stamped upon the mason's mind.

May no freemason desire plenty but with the benevolent view to
relieve the indigent.

May no freemason wish for more liberty than constitutes
happiness, nor more freedom than tends to the public good.

May the deformity of vice in other men teach a mason to abhor
it in himself.

May the cares which haunt the heart of the covetous be unknown
to the freemason.

Prosperity to masons and masonry

Relief to all indigent brethren.

To the secret and silent.

The great lodge of England.

The great lodge of Scotland.

To the memory of him who first planted the vine.

To the perpetual honor of freemasons.

The masters and wardens of all regular lodges.

To all masons who walk by the line.

To the memory of the Tyrian artist.

May all freemasons live in love and die in peace.

May love animate the heart of every mason.

May all freemasons ever taste and relish the sweets of


May our commanders have the eye of a Hawke and the heart of a

To the memory of Wellington and all like him.

Chelsea Hospital and its supporters.

To the memory of Sir Thomas Picton, and all our brave
countrymen who fell at Waterloo.

May every British officer possess Wolfe's conduct and courage,
but not meet with his fate.

May the enemy's flag be surmounted by the British standard.

May the arms borne by a soldier never be used in a bad cause.

May British soldiers fight to protect, and conquer to save.

May the gifts of fortune never cause us to steer out of our

May the brow of the brave never want a wreath of laurel to
adorn it.

May the army of Great Britain never feel dismayed at its

May the brave soldier who never turned his back to the enemy
never have a friend turn his back to him.

May bronze and medals not be the only reward of the brave.

May no rotten members infect the whole corps.

May the laurels of Great Britain never be blighted.

May all weapons of war be used for warlike purposes only.

May the soldier never fall a sacrifice but to glory.

To the memory of Sir John Moore, and all the brave fellows who
fell with him in the action of Corunna; and may their gallant
conduct stimulate every British soldier in the hour of danger.

To the memory of all brave soldiers who fall in defense of
their country.

The memory of a great general and splendid genius, though
ambitious and tyrannic--Napoleon Bonaparte.


May our iron-clads do as much as out-brave old oaks.

May John Bull ever be commander-in-chief of the ocean.

May Old England, a world within herself, reign safe for ever
in her floating towers.

To the memory of Nelson, and all like him.

Greenwich Hospital and its supporters.

May every British seaman fight bravely and be rewarded

May rudders govern and ships obey.

May no true son of Neptune ever flinch from his gun.

May no son of the ocean ever be devoured by his mother.

May our navy never know defeat but by name.

May our sailors for ever prove lords of the main.

May the deeds never be forgot that were done at Trafalgar and

May the cause of British liberty ever be defended by her
hearts of oak.

May our officers and tars be valiant and brave.

Success to the fair for manning the navy.

May gales of prosperity waft us to the port of happiness.

May our seamen, from the captain to the cabin-boy, be like our
ships, hearts of oak.

More hard ships for Britain, and less to her enemies.

May the pilot of reason guide us to the harbor of rest.

May the memory of the noble Nelson inspire every seaman to do
his duty.

May the tar who loses one eye in defense of his country, never
see distress with the other.

Should the French come to Dover, may they mis-Deal in their

To Nelson's memory here's a health,
And to his gallant tars,
And, may our British seamen bold
Despise both wounds and scars;
Make France and Spain,
And all the main,
And all their foes to know,
Britons reign o'er the main
While the stormy winds do blow.

The British navy, the world's check-string.

The heart of a sailor: may it be like heart of oak.

Though our bold tars are fortune's sport, may they ever be
fortune's care.

The flag of England: may it ever brave the battle and the

The sea, the rough sea, the open sea: may our lives be spent
upon it.

The sea, the sleepless guardian of the world.

The memory of Lord Howe and the glorious 1st of June.

Safe arrivals to our homeward and outward-bound fleets.


The friends of religion, liberty, and science in every part of
the globe.

The honest reformers of our laws and religion.

The clergy of the United Kingdom who have always supported the
good cause: may they continue to do so.

The Pulpit, the Bar, and the Throne.

The friends of religious toleration, whether they are within
or without the Establishment.


May we ever have a sufficiency for ourselves, and a trifle to
spare for our friends.

May we always look forward to better times, but never be
discontented with the present.

May the miseries of war never more have existence in the

May the wing of friendship never moult a feather.

May our artists never be forced into artifice to gain applause
and fortune.

May solid honor soon take place of seeming religion.

May our thoughts never mislead our judgment.

May filial piety ever be the result of a religious education.

May real merit meet reward, and pretension its punishment.

May prosperity never make us arrogant, nor adversity mean.

May we live happy and die in peace with all mankind.

May the unsuspecting man never be deceived.

May noise and nonsense be ever banished from social company.

May the faults of our neighbors be dim and their virtues

May industry always be the favorite of Fortune.

May the rich be charitable and the poor grateful.

May the misfortunes of others be always examined at the chart
of our own conduct.

May we never be so base as to envy the happiness of another.

May we live to learn, and learn to live well.

May we be more ready to correct our own faults than to publish
the faults of others.

May we never hurt our neighbor's peace by the desire of
appearing witty.

Modesty in our discourses, moderation in our wishes, and
mutuality in our affections.

May we never envy those who are happy, but strive to imitate

May we derive amusement from business and improvement from

May our faults be written on the sea-shore, and every good
action prove a wave to wash them out.

May virtue find fortune always an attendant.

May we never repine at our condition, nor be depressed by

May reality strengthen the joys of imagination.

May we never make a sword of our tongue to wound a good man's

May our distinguishing mark be merit rather than money.

A total abolition of the slave trade.

A heart to glow for others' good.

A heart to feel and a heart to give.

A period to the sorrows of an ingenuous mind.

A health to our sweethearts, our friends, and our wives:
May fortune smile on them the rest of their lives.

May genius and merit never want a friend.

Adam's ale: and may so pure an element be always at hand.

All that gives us pleasure.

All our wants and wishes.

All our absent friends on land and sea.

An honest guide and a good pilot.

As we bind so may we find.

As we travel through life may we live well on the road.

May truth and liberty prevail throughout the world.

May we never engage in a bad cause, and never fly from a good

May domestic slavery be abolished throughout the world.

May the fruits of England's soil never be denied to her


May the lovers of the chase never want the comforts of life.

May every fox-hunter be well mounted.

May we always enjoy the pleasures of shootings and succeed
with foul and fair.

The staunch hound that never spends tongue but where he ought.

The gallant huntsman that plunges into the deep in pursuit of
his game.

The clear-sighted sportsman that sees his game with one eye.

The steady sportsman that always brings down his game.

The beagle that runs by nose and not by sight.

The jolly sportsman that never beats about the bush.

The huntsman's pleasures--the field in the morning and the
bottle at night.

The joys of angling.

The jolly sportsman who enters the covert without being bit by
the fox.

May the pleasures of sportsmen never know an end.

May the jolly fox-hunter never want freedom of soul nor
liberality of heart.

May we always gain fresh vigor from the joys of the chase.

May the sportsman's day be spent in pleasure.

May strength the sportsman's nerves in vigor brace;
May cruelty ne'er stain with foul disgrace
The well-earned pleasures of the chase.

May the love of the chase never interrupt our attention of the
welfare of the country.

May every sport prove as innocent as that of the field.

May the bows of all British bowmen be strong, their strings
sound, and may their arrows fly straight to the mark.

May we always run the game breast high.

May those who love the crack of the whip never want a brush to

May the heart of a sportsman never know affliction but by


The three A's:
Abundance, abstinence, and annihilation.
Abundance to the poor.
Abstinence to the intemperate.
Annihilation to the wicked.

The three B's:
Bachelors, banns, and buns.
Bachelors, for the maidens.
Banns for the bachelors.
Buns after the consummation of the banns.

The three C's:
Cheerfulness, content, and competency.
Cheerfulness in our cups.
Content in our minds.
Competency in our pockets.

The three F's:
Firmness, freedom, and fortitude.
Firmness in the senate.
Freedom on the land.
Fortitude on the waves.

The three F's:
Friendship, feeling, and fidelity.
Friendship without interest.
Feeling to our enemies.
Fidelity to our friends.

The three F's: Fat, fair, and forty.

The three generals in peace:
General peace.
General plenty.
General satisfaction.

The three generals in power:
General employment.
General industry.
General comfort.

The three H's:
Health, honor, and happiness.
Health to all the world.
Honor to those who seek for it.
Happiness in our homes.

The three L's:
Love, life, and liberty.
Love pure.
Life long.
Liberty boundless.

The three M's:
Mirth, music, and moderation.
Mirth at every board.
Music in all instruments.
Moderation in our desires.

The three golden balls of civilization:
Industry, commerce, and wealth.

The three companions of beauty:
Modesty, love, and constancy.

The three blessings of this life:
Health, wealth, and a good conscience.

The four comforts of this life:
Love, liberty, health, and a contented mind.

The three spirits that have no souls:
Brandy, rum, and gin.

The three L's;
Love, loyalty, and length of days.

The three M's;
Modesty, moderation, and mutuality.
Modesty in our discourse.
Moderation in our wishes.
Mutuality in our affection.

THE MUSICIAN'S TOAST.--May a crotchet in the head never bar
the utterance of good notes.

May the lovers of harmony never be in want of a note, and its
enemies die in a common chord.

THE SURGEON'S TOAST.--The man that bleeds for his country.

THE WAITER'S TOAST.--The clever waiter who puts the cork in
first and the liquor afterwards.

THE GLAZIER'S TOAST.--The praiseworthy glazier who takes
_panes_ to see his way through life.

THE GREENGROCER'S TOAST.--May we spring up like vegetables,
have turnip noses, radish cheeks, and carroty hair; and may
our hearts never be hard like those of cabbages, nor may we be
rotten at the core.

THE PAINTER'S TOAST.--When we work in the wet may we never
want for driers.

THE TALLOW CHANDLER'S TOAST.--May we make light of our
misfortunes, melt the fair when we press them, and make our
foes wax warm in our favor.

THE HATTER'S TOAST.--When the rogue _naps_ it, may the lesson
be _felt_.

THE TAILOR'S TOAST.--May we always _sheer_ out of a lawsuit,
and by so doing _cut_ bad company.

THE BAKER'S TOAST.--May we never be done so much as to make us

THE LAWYER'S TOAST.--May the depth of our potations never
cause us to let judgment go by default.


_Ad finem esto fidelis_. Be faithful to the end.

_Amor patriae_. The love of our country.

_Dilige amicos_. Love your friends.

_Dum vivimus vivamus_. Let us live while we live.

_Esto perpetua_. Be thou perpetual.

_Palmam qid meruit ferate_. Let him who has won bear the palm.

_Pro aris et focis_. For our altars and fireside.

_Vox populi vox Dei_. The voice of the people is the voice of



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