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K:C c/2B/2A/2G/2 c E/2E/2 | G/2A/2G/2E/2 G2 | w:Sing a song of Eu-rope, * high-ly ci-vil-ised c/2B/2A/2G/2 c E | (E/4E/4A/2)A/2^G/2 A2 w:Four and twen-ty na-tions com-plete-ly hyp-no-tised. G/2c/2c/2c/2 c c/2c/2 | A/2d/2d/2^c/2 d2 | w:When the bat-tle o-pened the guns be-gan to sing, e/2d/2c/2B/2 c/2B/2A/2G/2 | A/2c/2B/2d/2 c2 || w:Was-n’t that a sil-ly thing to do for a-ny king. % W: W:Sing a song of Europe, highly civilised; W:Four and twenty nations completely hypnotised. W:When the battle opened the guns began to sing, W:Wasn’t that a silly thing to do for any king. W: W:The kings were in the background issuing commands; W:The queens were in the parlour by etiquette’s demands; W:The bankers in the counting house, busy multiplying; W:The common people at the Front, doing all the dying. % % % % % % % % % %]


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