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Quotation by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
Oh! a private buffoon is a light-hearted loon,
If you listen to popular rumour;
From morning to night he's so joyous and bright,
And he bubbles with wit and good humour!
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911), British parodist, librettist. Yeoman of the Guard. . .
Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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