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Limericks crochetes Once a Bar Student in the fifties

Limericks crochetés : Once a Bar Student in the fifties Once a Bar Student in the fifties Hoped to finish quickly his law studies: Some students tipped him off Pass-list clerk Good Enough Will shift around marks for Five Guineas! One late Singh Bar-at-Law, Seremban Took finals with student Wei Ni Shan: May nineteen-fifty six Trinity exam fix: Who was called to the Bar if not Shan? Said Singh: “Week before results are known At Council of Legal Sovereign Crown: In open envelope Put five guineas like dope: Clerk will to refectory come down.” Now Singh had booked his return passage His fee reached clerk by special message: “What! Only five guineas?” Wei Ni Shan made much pleas. “Once on Pass List give more to assuage!” For decades choice invitee at bars Was you know who: O! Do-good-er woes! Look up or down: East-West Never at him in jest: Think: all the good he did to Yahoos! Wei Ni Shan twice went to refectory Early one morning at nine-thirty: Saw West and East Indians All shot-up onions: Drop their envelopes in mail-rack tree! Mister Do-Good-er was good enough The hundreds of lives not to think of All over Empire Famished straits all dire Waiting for Barrister to lift off ! When empires crumble on last legs Old Masters then hatch sly loaded eggs Ensuring level best Way to scuttle the rest: Yahoos make enslaved Houyhnhnm dregs ! © T. Wignesan – Paris, 2014

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