Another Recipe For A Wholesome New Year
Take equal quantities of economy, industry,
Cleanliness, regularity, and watchfulness.
Allow them to simmer together
In the vessel called conscience.
When cool add sufficient spirit of authority
And good humour to taste.
If not clear, add a few grains of resolution.
While fit for use in one year,
It will keep a very long time
And improve with age.
Alice Emily Allen
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