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I am the very pattern of a modern Major-Gineral,
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral;
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That most ingenious paradox!
We've quips and quibbles heard in flocks,
But none to beat that paradox!
When a felon's not engaged in his employment
Or maturing his felonious little plans,
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When the enterprising burglar isn't burgling,
When the cut-throat isn't occupied in crime,
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When constabulary duty's to be done,
A policeman's lot is not a happy one.
The nectar and ambrosia, are withheld;
And in the midst of spoils and slaves, we thieves
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One swiftly forgets his intolerable writing, his mirthless, sedulous, repellent manner, in the face of the Athenian tragedy he ins ...
But, John, if "The Pirates of the Caribbeans" breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.
In the case of pirates, say, I would like to know whether that profession of theirs has any peculiar glory about it. It sometimes ...
Ships are but boards, sailors but men; there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves, I mean pirates, and then ...
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