The Duel Field

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The Duel Field
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2009-11-20 22:11:15
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The Duel by Eugine Field Poetry AO2
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  1. The Duel
    by Eugine Field
  2. The gingham dog and the calico cat
    • Side by side on the table sat;
    • 'Twas half-past twelve, and (what do you think!)
    • Nor one nor the other had slept a wink!
  3. The old Dutch clock and the Chinese plate
    • Appeared to know as sure as fate
    • There was going to be a terrible spat.
    • (I wasn't there; I simply state
    • What was told me by the Chinese plate!)
  4. The gingham dog went " bow-wow-wow
    • And the calico cat replied "mee-ow!"
    • The air was littered, an hour or so,
    • With bits of gingham and calico,
    • While the old Dutch clock in place
    • Up with its hands before its face,
    • For it always dreaded a family row!
    • (Now mind: I'm only telling you
    • What the old Dutch clock declares is true)
  5. The Chinese plate looked very blue,
    • And wailed, "Oh, dear! what shall we do?"
    • But the gingham dog and the calico cat
    • Wallowed this way and tumbled that,
    • Employing every tooth and claw
    • In the awfullest way you ever saw
    • And, oh! how the gingham and calico flew!
    • (Don't fancy I exaggerate!
    • I got my news from the Chinese plate!)
  6. Next morning, where the two had sat,
    • They found no trace of dog or cat;
    • And some folks think unto this day
    • That burglars stole that pair away!
    • But the truth about the cat and pup
    • Is this: they ate each other up!
    • Now what do you really think of that!
    • (The old Dutch clock it told me so,
    • And that is how I came to know.)

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