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For office and pelf he sold himself, And wronged his noble State ;
To get his pay, a long, long day The rascal will have to wait, Chorus—
O, what a raft of little men
Have got together there ; It really makes me feel ashamed,—
It does, I do declare! I thought I'd seen a sandy spot,
Where small potatoes grew ; But Washington has surely got
The smallest I ever knew! Chorus—
I left the Senate Chamber now,
And to the White House went, To see the man that's living there,—
The man the people sent. Is that him, sitting in the chair'?
Is that Frank Pierce I see % If Senators are little men,
O, ginger! what is he % Chorus—
« MAINE NEWS !!"
WRECK OF THE SHIP "BUCK AND BRECK."
(Written by a Member of the Plainfield Fremont Club.)
As I went out the other morn, to take some morning
views, I heard a fellow crying out " Have you heard the wondrous news ?"