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BUBBLES.

BUBBLES

FROM THE

BRUNNENS OF NASSAU.

BY

AN OLD MAN.

(Su Francer Bond Head)

BUBBLE, (bobbel, Dutch,)

Anything which wants solidity and firmness.
JOHNSON'S Dictionary.

FRANKFORT o. M.

PRINTED FOR CHARLES JUGEL,

AT THE GERMAN AND FOREIGN LIBRARY.

1835.

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PREFACE.

THE writer of this trifling Volume was suddenly sentenced, in the cold evening of his life, to drink the mineral waters of one of the bubbling springs, or brunnens, of Nassau. In his own opinion, his constitution was not worth so troublesome-a repair; but, being out-voted-he bowed and departed.

On reaching the point of his destination, he found not only water-bibbing-bathing—and ambulation to be the orders of the day, but it was moreover insisted upon, that the mind was to be relaxed, inversely, as the body was to be strengthened. During this severe regimen, he was driven to amuse himself in his old age by blowing, as he tottled about, a few literary Bubbles. His hasty sketches of whatever chanced for the moment to please either his eyes, or his mind, were only made because he had nothing else in the whole

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