Then the Banker endorsed a blank check (which he crossed),
And changed his loose silver for notes.
The Baker with care combed his whiskers and hair,
And shook the dust out of his coats.
Each working the grindstone in turn:
But the Beaver went on making lace, and displayed
No interest in the concern:
And vainly proceeded to cite
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