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That most ingenious paradox!
We've quips and quibbles heard in flocks,
But none to beat that paradox!
I am the very pattern of a modern Major-Gineral,
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral;
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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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My gentleman gives the law where he is; he will outpray saints in chapel, outgeneral veterans in the field, and outshine all court ...
Power first, or no leading class. In politics and trade, bruisers and pirates are of better promise than talkers and clerks.
Twenty thousand thieves landed at Hastings. These founders of the House of Lords were greedy and ferocious dragoons, sons of greed ...
But, John, if "The Pirates of the Caribbeans" breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.
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