Text:There was an Old Man with a gong

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Aus: Edward Lear, A Book of Nonsense, 1846


Do stähd a Oida mid an Gong[Weakln]

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Do stähd a Oida mid an Gong,
Dea schlogd in ganzn Dog long;
Do schreins eam o, 'O Recht!
Du fada, oida Specht!'
Nacha dreschns in Oidn mid an Gong.


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There was an Old Man with a gong,
Who bumped at it all day long;
But they called out, 'O law!
You're a horrid old bore!'
So they smashed that Old Man with a gong.

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