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A Book of Nonsense

Word count: 435

Song Cycle by Gary Bachlund

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1. The Dwarf of Battersea

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2. Little Spider

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3. O Little Fly

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4. 'It Worries Me to Know'

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5. How Fly the Birds of Heaven

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6. Of Pygmies, Palms and Pirates [ sung text checked 1 time]

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7. An Old and Crumbling Parapet

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8. It Is Most Best

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9. O'er Seas That Have No Beaches

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10. 'Come, Break the News to Me, Sweet Horse'

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11. An Angry Cactus Does No Good

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12. I Cannot Give You Reasons [ sung text checked 1 time]

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13. The Trouble With Geraniums [ sung text checked 1 time]

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14. Crocodiles [ sung text checked 1 time]

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She stared at him as hard as she
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15. O Love! O Death! O Ecstasy!

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O Love! O Death! O Ecstasy!
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16. O Here It Is! And There It Is!

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17. I Have My Price [ sung text checked 1 time]

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18. Lean Sideways on the Wind

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19. Tintinnabulum

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20. The Hideous Root

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21. The Men in Bowler Hats Are Sweet

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22. Shrink, Shrink

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23. Aunty Jane

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24. Aunty Grace

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25. Uncle Wog

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26. Aunty Flo [ sung text checked 1 time]

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When Aunty Flo
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27. Aunty Vi

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28. Uncle Sam

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29. Aunty Nag

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30. Aunty Mig

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31. Aunty Jill

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32. Uncle Jake

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33. Crown Me With Hairpins

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34. Squat Ursula

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35. Leave the Stronger

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36. The Thread Remains

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37. The Adventures of Footfruit

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