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Swell (to corpulent cabman). "Haw, here's sixpence - get yourself - glass beer." Cabby. "Thank you, sir, all the same; but I never take it. I'm a follerin' Mr Bantin's adwice for corpulence, sir. He says, I may take two or three glasses o' good claret, or a glass or two of sherry wine, or red port, or madeiry; any sorts o' sperits-" (Swell, deeply touched, makes the sixpence half-a-crown.)

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Swell (to corpulent cabman). "Haw, here's sixpence - get yourself - glass beer." Cabby. "Thank you, sir, all the same; but I never take it. I'm a follerin' Mr Bantin's adwice for corpulence, sir. He says, I may take two or three glasses o' good claret, or a glass or two of sherry wine, or red port, or madeiry; any sorts o' sperits-" (Swell, deeply touched, makes the sixpence half-a-crown.)