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Silver Jack
And we lowed it looked that way. Miracles and such like .Were too rank for him to stand, And as for him they called the Savior He was just a common man.
" You're a liar," someone shouted, m " And you've got to take it back." Then everybody started, 'Twas the words of Silver Jack. And he cracked his fists together And he stacked his duds and cried, " 'Twas in that thar religion That my mother lived and died; And though I haven't always Used the Lord exactly right, Yet when I hear a chump abuse him He's got to eat his words or fight."
Now, this Bob he weren't no coward And he answered bold and free: " Stack your duds and cut your capers, For there ain't no flies on me." And they fit for forty minutes And the crowd would whoop and cheer When Jack spit up a tooth or two, Or when Bobby lost an ear.
But at last Jack got him under And he slugged him onct or twict, 333






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