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Small wonder He'll Cheat E'erawan our local lads nicknamed him1
When Chimpden first took the floor2
     (Chorus) With his bucketshop store 3
               Down Bargainweg, Lower. 4
So snug he was in his hotel premises sumptuous6
But soon we'll bonfire all his trash, tricks and trumpery7
And'tis short till sheriff Clancy'll be winding up his unlimited8
               [company 9
With the bailiff's bom at the door,10
     (Chorus) Bimbam at the door. 11
               Then he'll bum no more. 12
Sweet bad luck on the waves washed to our island14
The hooker of that hammerfast viking15
And Gall's curse on the day when Eblana bay16
Saw his black and tan man-o'-war.17
     (Chorus) Saw his man-o'-war. 18
               On the harbour bar. 19
Where from? roars Poolbeg. Cookingha'pence, he bawls Donnez-21
          [moi scampitle, wick an wipin'fampiny 22
Fingal Mac Oscar Onesine Bargearse Boniface23
Thok's min gammelhole Norveegickers moniker24
Og as ay are at gammelhore Norveegickers cod.25
     (Chorus) A Norwegian camel old cod. 26
               He is, begod. 27
Lift it, Hosty, lift it, ye devil ye! up with the rann, the rhyming29
               [rann! 30
It was during some fresh water garden pumping31
Or, according to the Nursing Mirror, while admiring the mon-32
               [keys 33
That our heavyweight heathen Humpharey34
Made bold a maid to woo35
     (Chorus) Woohoo, what'll she doo! 36
               The general lost her maidenloo! 37

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