Seven Canons

Song Cycle by Ernst Bacon (1898 - 1990)

Word count: 34

3. Schools and rules [sung text not yet checked]

Thank God! I never was sent to school
To be flogg'd into following the style of a fool.
The errors of a wise man make your rule,
Rather than the perfections of a fool.

Authorship

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]