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Porson's Visit To The Continent

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SOON after Professor Porson returned from a visit to the Continent, at a
party where he happened to be present, a gentleman solicited a sketch
of his journey. Porson immediately gave the following extemporaneous
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I went to Frankfort and got drunk
With that most learned professor, Brunck;
I went to Worts and got more drunken
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