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MUSES OF MAYFAIR
VERS DE SOCIETE
I HE NINETEENTH CENTURY
H. CHOLMONDELEY PENNELL
AUTHOR OF "PUCK ON PEGASUS," MODERN BABYLON," ETC.
TO FREDERICK LOCKER.
f«]EAR LOCKER! whom I knew unknown, but now
Thine is the spell that charms alike the sage,
No vulgar lures, no tinsel arts are thine
To gild the common coarseness of the herd—
And for the lustre of thy name I hold
Twice dear, old friend, this gleaned and garnered sheaf,
H. C. P.