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Every Man His Own Laundress

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says Mr. Allen why someiïmes it is gr'otcsoue enougti. Men wh at hom aro paragnns of ileatness and gentility, have becóme so metamorphoscel that you would scarccly recognize them. They , have becoiue sun-burnt and have not shaved since thoy have bcon thcre, and j as to washing and changing of clothes, ! why it mïïces ino smile to see one wlio has aíwáys been in the habit of going to ■ his drawcr and hclping himself, now, with his sleeves rollcd up, goin down either , to a pon'l, lagond or river, yrith his campkcttle, soap, &c, ín onc hamï, and ( in tho pther his clothes ; wandering into .- the water hc conwiences operations by rubbingon the soap, and rubbing, f ing and wrlngïng until he has hrought ( thern to a tolerable perfection, he hangs ( them up, or sprawls them out to dry.- - And don"t they ii-on them ? Ohv don't . mention that. Théy are glad to get them ■ without,nnd this, gentlc reader, is no faney ? &keich it is stern reality. But I must y close this for the present,