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George the First was always reckoned
Vile, but viler George the Second;
The royal refugee our breed restores
With foreign courtiers and with foreign whores,
And yet it is a kind of inward feast,
A harmony that sounds within the breast,
The saints with their beau-peers whole worlds outwear,
And things unseen do see, and things unheard do hear.
Here she lies, a pretty bud,
Lately made of flesh and blood:
Give her strewings, but not stir
The earth that lightly covers her.
Nor good, nor bad, nor fools, nor wise,
They would not learn, nor could advise:
Interred beneath this marble stone
Lie Saunt'ring Jack and Idle Joan.
Now the poor comb stood up straight
But Chucky did not.
It was a transmogrifying bee
Came droning down on Chucky's old bald head
And sat and put the poison. It scarcely bled,
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