Tis easy to be a friend to the prosperous, for it pays; 'tis not hard to be a friend to the poor, for ye get puffed up by gratitude and have your picture printed standing in front of a tenement with a scuttle of coal and an orphan in each hand.
Let us have these glasses filled again, for 'tis good to keep idiosyncrasies well moistened, they being subject to deterioration in a dry moral atmosphere.
Tis me hope to be writing a book to explain the strange things I have discovered in life.
Tis me wish that ye enter the basement room, where we dine, and partake of a reasonable refreshment.
Tis fine coffee Katie Mahorner makes for a green girl just landed three months.
Tis to be done again at three, and then she may be left till morning.
Tis thou who art in need of rest - so white and tired.
Tis no manner av use thryin' to shtop the divilmint now.
Tis not ivry child that wud chuck the Rig'lations to Flanders an' stretch Peg Barney on a wink from a brokin an' dilapidated ould carkiss like mysilf.