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Song No. 1

MY LITTLE SAUCER

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MRS. WORCESTER:
  A friend most dear did give to me
    That little saucer years ago;
  I though the gift a jeu d'espirit
    The saucers worth I did not know;
      It seem'd to me to be a fright,
I used to put it out of sight,
        It drove me mad,
It drove me mad,
  And made me sing from morn till night.
    This was the burthen of my song,
This was the burthen of my song!
  I cannot love that little saucer,
    That little saucer, no! not I!
  I cannot love that little saucer,
    And what is more, I'll never try!

  Another friend, a connoisseur,
    That saucer did perchance to see,
  When quickly he pronounced its worth
    To be ten thousand pounds to me;
      It seemed no more to be a fright,
It never, never leaves my sight;
        It drives me mad,
It drives me mad,
  And makes me sing from morn till night.
    This is the burthen of my song,
This is the burthen of my song!
  I'll never leave my little saucer,
    My little saucer, no! not I!
  I'll never leave my little saucer,
    And what is more I will not try!

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