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41.
Another Acrostic ( In The Style Of Father William )

"Are you deaf, Father William!" the young man said,
"Did you hear what I told you just now?
"Excuse me for shouting! Don't waggle your head
"Like a blundering, sleepy old cow!
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42.
Fit The Second ( Hunting Of The Snark )

The Bellman's Speech

The Bellman himself they all praised to the skies--
Such a carriage, such ease and such grace!
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43.
Bessie's Song To Her Doll

Matilda Jane, you never look
At any toy or picture-book.
I show you pretty things in vain
You must be blind, Matilda Jane!
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44.
I'Ll Tell Thee Everything I Can

I'll tell thee everything I can;
There's little to relate,
I saw an aged, aged man,
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45.
Fit The Fourth ( Hunting Of The Snark )

The Hunting


The Bellman looked uffish, and wrinkled his brow.
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46.
The Voice Of The Lobster

'Tis the voice of the Lobster: I heard him declare
'You have baked me too brown, I must sugar my hair.'
As a duck with its eyelids, so he with his nose
Trims his belt and his buttons, and turns out his toes.
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47.
The White Knight's Song


I'll tell thee everything I can;
There's little to relate.
I saw an aged, aged man,
A-sitting on a gate.
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48.
Phantasmagoria Canto I (The Trystyng )

ONE winter night, at half-past nine,
Cold, tired, and cross, and muddy,
I had come home, too late to dine,
And supper, with cigars and wine,
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49.
The Lobster-Quadrille

'Will you walk a little faster?' said a whiting to a snail,
'There's a porpoise close behind us, and he's treading on my tail.
See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance!
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50.
Fit The Seventh ( Hunting Of The Snark )

The Banker's Fate

They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care;
They pursued it with forks and hope;
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