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  • Ah, that summons! at which majesty welks and shrivels, the king and soldier starts and cowers, and, armour and all, withers from the air!

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  • Which was then immediately diluted by the insulter inquiring, “The Welsh eat welks, don’t they?”

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  • ( 'trad' & Modern) and early rock -- shilling a glass 'scrump' cider if you couldnt afford best bitter! winkles, welks & jellied eel carts in Cambridge Circus - the pastrami on rye at the Nosh Bar in Soho (is it still there?) disguising girl classmates to look like young fellers & taking 'em to the Covent Garden porters pubs at 5am!

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