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A Model Politician.

A pound of plausibility, of satire quite an, ounce;, A modicum of courage, andabucketful of 'bounce ; ■ A thickish ;-'hoe of sentiment, a grain or two of sense ; A teacupful of truthfulness, a gallon of pretence ; A peck of perspicacity, and quite a quart of blindness ; A flavoring of. selfishness, and just a pinch of kindness. With the above ingredients stuff a man of erudition, ' And yuu may send to Parliament a "Model Politician:" " - Exchange.

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A Model Politician., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2537, 7 October 1890

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A Model Politician. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2537, 7 October 1890

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