101. Barley-Break; Or, Last In Hell.

We two are last in hell; what may we fear
To be tormented or kept pris'ners here?
Alas! if kissing be of plagues the worst,
We'll wish in hell we had been last and first.

Barley-break, a country game resembling prisoners' base. See Note.
Hell, the "middle den," the occupants of which had to catch the other
players.
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