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Oh, a capital ship for an ocean trip,
Was the Walloping Window Blind;
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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
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we cast the vessel ashore
On the Gulliby Isles where the Pooh-pooh smiles,
And the Rumbletum bunders roar.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world--not even our troubles.
This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.
Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.
"Then let us play at queen and king
As down the garden walks we go."
It was a tall young oysterman lived by the river-side,
His shop was just upon the bank, his boat was on the tide;
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Alas for those two loving ones! she waked not from her swound,
And he was taken with the cramp, and in the waves was drowned;
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