I understand them as little as he mine; I have heard one or two of them, and pretty rubbish they seemed. But the best of the joke is, the fellow's finding fault with Piramus's fiddle a chap from the land of bagpipes finding fault with Piramus's fiddle!
"Yes, and at Piramus's fiddle; what do you think of a Scotchman turning up his nose at Piramus's fiddle?" "A Scotchman turning up his nose at Piramus's fiddle! nonsense, Jasper." "Do you know what I most dislike, brother?" "I do not, unless it be the constable, Jasper." "It is not the constable; it's a beggar on horseback, brother." "What do you mean by a beggar on horseback?"