THE LITTLE WONDER.
MARY. “Did you never, Julia, See it work before? Try it once, you’ll surely Use it evermore ; Such a little treasure Ne’er before was seen, Oh ! ’tis such a pleasure Sewing by machine!” JULIA. “Isn’t it delicious? How the needle flies! I can scarce its movement Follow with my eyes ! How it goes, like lightning, Flashing through that seam! Mary, dear, I almost Fancy it a dream.” MARY. “Oh ! the toil it saves me, Merry little thing! Jumping, with its click, click, While I sit and sing; Lightly as a feather On it goes apace, Through the toughest leather Or the finest lace.” JULIA. “My! how very clever Such inventions are ! Working just like human Beings, I declare; Tell me, Mary, dearest, Where I ought to go, For Papa must really Get me one, you know.” MARY. “Let it be like mine, then, Julia, take advice; None that I have seen yet Are one half so nice; Some won’t keep in order- Needles snap in two—Causing botheration, Spite of all you do. “Nobody but FINKLE AND LYON, in this town, Can produce another Equal to my own; I will choose one, Julia, With you, any day, When we pas, FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT BROADWAY.” LOCK STITCH‘,‘ and ranks highest, on account of the elasticity, permanence, beauty, and general desirableness of the stitching when done, and the wide range of its application.” [Report of American Institute, New York.] Improved Loop-Check, New Style Hemmer, Binder, Corder, etc. Office, No. 505 Broadway, New York Harper’s weekly, April 27, 1861“This Machine makes the ‘
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