Elihu Yale; William Cavendish, the Second Duke of Devonshire; Lord James Cavendish; Mr Tunstal; and an Enslaved Servant, by an unknown artist, c. 1708, on the occasion of Lord James Cavendish’s betrothal
You see Yale now in a full-bottomed wig
and a velvet coat frogged with gold
but I remember the stink of his sweat
and the stench of his breath.
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