Miss Notable. I'll see your Nose Cheese first, and the Dogs eating it. (Simon Wagstaff, i.e. Jonathan Swift: A Treatise on Polite Conversation.)
I'm intrigued by Miss Notable's reply, but I don't understand it at all. Some pun on noose or choose?
Later at the same dinner party:
Miss Notable. Where's my Knife, sure I han't eaten it? O, here it is.
Sir John Linger. No, Miss, but your Maidenhead hangs in your Light.
Miss Notable. Pray, Sir John, is that a Derbyshire Compliment?
(Sir John is from Derbyshire, but what does his remark mean?)