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Except for the beast fables, which are anciently derived from the world's multi-racial heritage, American Negro humor is rooted in ...
He is no mystic, either, more than Newton or Arkwright or Davy, and tolerates none. Not one obscure line, or half line, did he eve ...
Oh, a capital ship for an ocean trip,
Was the Walloping Window Blind;
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The night was thick and hazy
When the "Piccadilly Daisy"
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we carry home as prizes
Funny bugs, of handy sizes,
Just to give the day a scientific tone.
The boatswain's mate was very sedate,
Yet fond of amusement, too;
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The captain sat in a commodore's hat
And dined in a royal way
...
we cast the vessel ashore
On the Gulliby Isles where the Pooh-pooh smiles,
And the Rumbletum bunders roar.
We take along a carrot
As refreshment for the parrot,
And a little can of jungleberry tea.
I live on toasted lizards,
Prickly pears, and parrot gizzards,
And I'm really very fond of beetle-pie.
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