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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 ...
But yet that holden this tale a folly,
As of a fox, or of a cock and hen,
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My tale is of a cock, as ye may hear,
That took his counsel of his wife, with sorrow,
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I feel as tall as you.
Hermione. Pray you sit by us,
And tell's a tale.
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Jane, Jane,
Tall as a crane,
The morning light creaks down again;
Listen. The minstrels sing
In the departed villages. The nightingale,
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But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
If one does not climb tall mountains, one cannot view the plains.
People can be less than three feet tall and still kill you without a knife.
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