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Here is no eft or mortal snake
But only sluggish duck and drake.
Not out of those, on whom systems of education have exhausted their culture, comes the helpful giant to destroy the old or to buil ...
find out who it is that writes those lovely cracker mottoes!'
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While all this was going on
Mister Alfred Tennyson sat like a baby
Doing his poetic business.
Be mine the tomb that swallowed up Pharaoh and all his hosts; let me lie down with Drake, where he sleeps in the sea.
Drake he's in his hammock till the great Armadas come,
(Capten, art tha sleepin' there below?)
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Enhances the chances to bless with a benison
Alfred Lord Tennyson crossing the barlaid
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She shall get a duke, my dear,
As duck do get a drake;
And she shall have a young prince,
For her own fair sake.
Then came the Lord Chamberlain with his white staff,
And all the people began to laugh;
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It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
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