A Long Pull A Strong Pull and a Pull Altogether

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Representations of six of the Allies at left pull seven Dutch ships towards them with ropes. Napoleon and Joseph make frantic gestures on an island behind the Dutch fleet at right. Napoleon exclaims:
"Oh Brother Joe—I'm all Fire, My Passion eats me up
Such unlooked for Storms of ills fall on me
It beats down all my cunning, I cannot bear it
My ears are fill'd with Noise my Eyes grow dim
And feeble shakings seize every Limb."
Joseph stands behind, his crown at his feet, and says: "Oh Brother Nap Brother Nap we shant be left with half a Crown apiece"

A Long Pull A Strong Pull and a Pull Altogether, Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London), Hand-colored etching

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