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Rubaiyat of Doc Sifers

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,455 / 29 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 98.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 509
Added to site: 2010.06.23 28271
Genre: Poetry

'll ''vestigate' the moon!...


"No, Ike," says Doc, "this world hain't saw

no brains like yourn and mine
With sense enough to grasp a law

'at takes a brain divine.--
I've bared the thoughts of brains in doubt,

and felt their finest pulse,--
And mortal brains jes won't turn out

omnipotent results!"


And Doc he's got respects to spare

the _rich_ as well as _pore_--
Says he, "I'd turn no _millionaire_

onsheltered from my door."--
Says he, "What's wealth to him in quest

o' _honest_ friends to back
And love him fer _hisse'f_?--not jes

because he's made his jack!"




And childern.--_Childern?_ Lawzy-day!

Doc _worships_ 'em!--You call
Round at his house and _ast_ 'em!--

they're a-_swarmin'_ there--that's all!--
They're in



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