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70
A WAS AN ARCHER
2.   E was an Esquire with pride on his brow, F was a Farmer who followed the plough, G was a Gamester who had but ill luck, H was a Hunter who hunted a buck.
3.   I was an Innkeeper who lov'd to carouse, J was a Joiner who built up a house,
K is King Edward who governs the land, L was a Lady who had a white hand.
4.   M was a Miser who hoarded up gold, N was a Nobleman gallant and bold,
0 was an Oyster-girl going about Town, P was a Parson who Wore a black gown.
5.   Q was a Queen who wore a silk slip, R was a Robber who wanted a whip, S was a Sailor who spent all he got, T was a Tinker who mended a pot.
6.   U was an Usurer miserable elf,
V was a Vintner who drank all himself, W was a Watchman who guarded the door, X was Expensive,and so became poor.
7.   Y was a Youth who didn't love school, Z was a Zany, a poor harmless fool.
* To be sung to the second half of the tune
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