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No. 2 - Golden Rules

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Jingle (spoken):
  Child at school, copy book,
Way that he should go.
Lots of bosh, believes it all,
Mother told him so.
Rolling stones get no moss;
Never have a bit on them.
Good thing too, full of moss,
People try to sit on them.
Love your neighbor, tried it once,
had to leave the place.
Tried to love her, did my best,
Breach of promise case.
Early bird gets the worm,
Very proper rule.
Teach the worm to stay in bed,
Stupid little fool.
Golden rules taught in schools,
People keep them, silly fools!
Asses make 'em, wise men break 'em,
Devil take 'em golden rules.

Wine is in, wit is out,
That's what wit is for.
Man who lets his wit stay in
Apt to be a bore.
Foolish rule the one about
Chap who goes a-borrowing
Take my word, chap who lends is
chap who does the sorrowing.
Uneasy head that wears a crown,
Nonsense! fail to see
If you haven't got a head
What good your crown would be.
Home is where the heart is, bosh!
Hearts are apt to roam.
Half the hearts I know are in
Some other fellow's home.
Golden rules taught in schools,
People keep them, silly fools!
Asses make 'em, wise men break 'em,
Devil take 'em golden rules.

Every rule exception to,
That is why I take
Exception to the lot of 'em,
Rules were made to break
How doth the little busy bee?
Don't believe a word of it!
What bee makes some man takes,
Bee don't get a third of it.
Truth lies in a well, in water,
That's to say where as
Very next rule tells you that
"In vino veritas!"
Stone walls do not a prison make...
Bah! what tommy rot!
They may not make the prison
But they help an awful lot.
Golden rules taught in schools,
People keep them, silly fools!
Asses make 'em, wise men break 'em,
Devil take 'em golden rules.

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