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by Service, Robert William
...ed he'd get some dye, an' try to dye it black;
An' then he saw 'twas Nemmysis wuz layin' on his track.
He must jest face the music, an' confess the thing he done,
An' pay the boys an' Guinneyveer the money they had won.
An' then there came a big idee -- it thrilled him like a shock:
Why not control the Syndicate by buyin' up the Stock?

An' so next day he hurried back with smoothly shaven pate,
An' for a hundred dollars he bought up the Syndicate.
'Twas mighty fre...Read More

by Service, Robert William
...-- well, I couldn't look 'em in the face,
 And so I'm goin', goin' to declare
I'm under forty-one and take me place
 To face the music with the bunch out there.
 A fool, you say! Maybe you're right.
 I'll 'ave no peace unless I fight.
 I've ceased to think; I only know
 I've gotta go, Bill, gotta go....Read More

by Davidson, John
...g as being starred and crossed;
It's just the power of some to be a boss,
And the bally power of others to be bossed:
I face the music, sir; you bet I ain't a cur;
Strike me lucky if I don't believe I'm lost!

For like a mole I journey in the dark,
A-travelling along the underground
From my Pillar'd Halls and broad Suburbean Park,
To come the daily dull official round;
And home again at night with my pipe all alight,
A-scheming how to count ten bob a pound.

And it's ofte...Read More

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