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THE LANDING.

This the Banker suggested, and offered for hire

 (On moderate terms), or for sale,

Two excellent Policies, one Against Fire,

 And one Against Damage From Hail.


Yet still, ever after that sorrowful day,

 Whenever the Butcher was by,

The Beaver kept looking the opposite way,

 And appeared unaccountably shy.