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Famous On The Money Poems by Famous Poets

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by Edgar, Marriott
...drew 
And `e paid them with interest and bonus 
The sum of nine pounds, four and two. 

Pa `ad scarce got `is `and on the money 
When a face at the window they see-
And Mother cried "Eee, look, it's Albert!"
And Father said "Aye, it would be."

Albert came in all excited, 
And started `is story to give; 
And Pa said "I'll never trust lions
Again, not as long as I live." 

The young man from the Prudential 
To pick up the money began 
But Father said "`ere, wait a...Read More



by Edgar, Marriott
...

He thought he'd invest in a race orse, 
As apart from excitement and fun
He'd be able to sit down in comfort
And live on the money he won.

He knew buying 'orses was tricky, 
But that didn't daunt him at all;
He said "They must rise early 't mornin 
As wants to play tricks on Sam Small!"

When he called on the local 'Orse-dealer 
Surprise rooted him to the spot,
For he found 'twere his old Comp'ny Sergeant, 
Whose kindness he'd never forgot.

'Twere a happy reunion ...Read More

by Edgar, Marriott
...he drew,
And he paid them with interest and bonus,
The sum of nine pounds four and two.

Pa 'ad scarce got 'is 'and on the money,
When a face at the window they see,
And Mother says 'Eeh! look, it's Albert,'
And Father says 'Aye, it would be.'

Young Albert came in all excited,
and started 'is story to give,
And Pa says 'I'll never trust lions again,
Not as long as I live.'

The young feller from the Prudential
To pick up his money began,
And Father says 'Eeh! jus...Read More

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