Goethe, a New Pantomime, in The poetical works of Edward Vaughan Kenealy (1875). http://ift.tt/1JbCF5ohttp://ift.tt/1JbCF5qhttp://ift.tt/1JbCF5s Mephistopheles, (to Goethe.) What do you think of this horrible Beldam ? Thus to chatter — fie, for shame ! Is she not a monstrous hunter? Shall I make you a little game ? To Bellona. Now then old Wickedness, what brings thee hither ? Looking, methinks, more ugly than a Harpy. Bellona. O ! thou base and blear-eyed Hangman, Rakehell, Hector, Squint-eye, Shark, Bubble, Addlepate, Snip, Bumpkin, Dog-heart, is it thus you bark ? Mephistopheles. Jilt, Coquette, Shrew, Vixen, Hussy, Slattern, Fish-fag, Trollop, Drab, Harridan, Virago, Scarecrow, Cease your low and vulgar gab. Bellona. Blunder-head, Hunks, Cutthroat, Fumbler, Jesuit, Lackbrain, Madman, Drone, Antic, Blusterer, Cackler, Toper, Won't you let the sex alone ? THE MOON SPHERE. 335 Mephistopheles. Beldam, Gadabout, Jade, Gipsy, Tribad, Hoyden, Skinflint, Quean, Fidget, Flirt, Minx, Doxy, Callet, Ne'er was such a Granny seen. Bellona. Bow-legged Boozer, Ape, Apostate, Chicken-hearted Maffler, Grub, Numskull, Slanderer, base Skedaddler, Dare you thus a lady snub ? Mephistopheles. Flaunter, Harlot, Minion, Blowen, Pinchgut, ducklegged Strumpet, Hag, Hatchet-face, Night-walker, Wanton — Is it thus your tongue you wag ? Bellona. Buffle-headed sophist, Gabbler, Reptile, Squabbler, Puppy, Sneak, Blobberlip, Wasp, Crackbrain, Buffer, Shame upon you thus to speak ! Mephistopheles. Gibcat, She-dog, Mother-abbess. Brimstone, Termagant, Witch, Thief, Fright, She-dragon, wrinkled Tabby, Cut this beastly quarrel brief. 336 A NEW PANTOMIME. Bellona. Ass-head, Blackmoor, Cuckoo, Dotard, Splay foot, Yelper, wry-necked Wretch, Skulker, Flunky, Horse-face, Stuffgut, Heaven make me thy Jack Ketch ! Mephistopheles. Whipster, Gorgon, Pug-nose, Dog-face, Hair-brained Trull, Grimalkin, Flirt, Demirep, Lacedmutton, Gadder; Do give over flinging dirt. Bellona. Blusterer, Saucebox, Smell-feast, Weasel, Swasher, Swaggerer, Princock, Chuff, Trickster, Shuffler, Lazar, Bow-leg, Hast thou not yet had enough ? Tell-tale, Jillet, Vagrant, Fibber, Blouze, Coquette, Slut, Gaptooth, Cow ; Grannum, Henpecker, Empusa — Aside. Faith ! I must give over now. Bellona. Fuddler, Slimgut, Tippler, Thickskull, Spitfire, Sponger, Upstart, Clumps, Costard, Couple-beggar, Duffer, You look handsome in your dumps. Snob, Poltroon, Dwarf, Fool, Gull-catcher, Loggerhead, Impostor base ; Juggler, Crookback, limping Cripple, THE MOON SPHERE. 337 Broken nose and Pimple-face, Poor lickspittle, frowsy fellow, Bastard brat with stinking breath : Cur, Curmudgeon, Chuffcat, Cuckold, Baldpate, Dirt, I'll be your death. Frosty-face barbarian, Savage, Codger, Spooney, Fogie, Ass, Vile Mohock, Screw, Gaby, Gudgeon, Did you hope scot-free to pass ? Lily-livered Tosspot, Lubber, Crackhemp, Cullion, Blabber, Boor, Vile bog-trotter, Whipper-snapper, You're a pretty god, I'm sure. Dastard, Donkey, Whifner, Shaveling, Base skipkennel, Loafer, Bull-head, Foul footlicker, Skimble-skamble, Have I put sense in your dull-head ? Shatter-pate, Swinge-buckler, Boggier, Chatterpie, Bamboozler, Dodger, Meacock, Buzzer, poor Fopdoodle, You're a pretty first floor lodger ! Snuffler, Loggerhead and Splutterer, Beetlebrow, Gull-catcher, Viper ; Hiccius-doccius, bull-eyed Stutterer, I will make you pay the piper. Mephistopheles. Let us be off : I own I'm fairly beaten.
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