Song Book of Quong Lee of Limehouse
Tossed me a smile; and suddenly Pennyfields
Grew from darkness to light, and the light of the stars
I may not see her again, but I hold her smile in my heart,
And she is with me in my shop and about the streets.
My shop may tumble down;
West India Dock may some time suffer a drought;
Grief and Joy come for a day;
And Hope and Fear, and Desire and Deed
Arise and pass, and are no more;
But the beauty born of her quickened smile
Can never die.
Of a National Cash Register
Last week this person, desiring to make it known
That he was in all ways moving up to the date,
Introduced into his insignificant shop
Called a National Cash Register,
Which announces to refined and intelligent customers
The amounts of their purchases.
This week this person purchased a whole days' amusement;
And the amount he paid for this was another's discomfiture and pain. And, after a night of cogitatio