(:redirect quiet=1:) %abc-2.1 stretchlast X:1 T:Bold Poachers Z:Webmaster C:Trad K: W: W:1 W:Concerning of three young men W:One night in January W:According laws contrary W:A-poaching went straightway W: W:2 W:They were inclined to ramble W:Amongst the trees and brambles W:A-firing at the pheasants W:Which brought the keepers nigh W: W:3 W:The keepers dared not enter W:Nor cared the woods to venture W:But outside near the centre W:In them old bush they stood W: W:4 W:The poachers they were tired W:And to leave they were desired W:At at last young Parkins fired W:And spilled one keeper's blood W: W:5 W:Fast homeward they were making W:Nine pheasants they were taking W:When another keeper faced them W:They fired at him also W: W:6 W:He on the ground lay crying W:Just like some person dying W:With no assistance nigh him W:May God forgive their crime W: W:7 W:Then they were taken with speed W:All for that inhuman deed W:It caused their hearts to bleed W:For their young tender years W: W:8 W:There seen before was never W:Three brothers tried together W:Three brothers condemned for poaching W:Found guilty as they stood W: W:9 W:Exiled in transportation W:Two brothers they were taken W:And the other hung as a token W:May God forgive their crime % % % % % % % % %]


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