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Forth went the candid man

Language: English

Forth went the candid man
And spoke freely to the wind --
When he looked about him he was in a far
strange country.
Forth went the candid man
and spoke freely to the stars--
Yellow light tore sight from his eyes.
"My good fool," said a learned bystander,
"Your operations are mad."
"You are too candid," cried the candid man.
And when his stick left the head of the
learned bystander
It was two sticks.


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Text added to the website: 2004-08-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:09

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